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How to Tell Your Children You Are Going to Be A Surrogate

The idea of introducing your kids to surrogacy can seem like an overwhelming thought. It seems only logical that telling your children that there will be a new baby, one that won’t be coming home to them, would be em...
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Will I Feel Jealous of My Surrogate?

The decision to work with a surrogate is one that is ripe with emotions. For many women, the choice to work with a surrogate is often the result of a lengthy, emotional struggle with infertility. It’s only natural to wo...
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Ten Things That Will Make You an Ideal Surrogate

If you’re like most women considering surrogacy, one of your first thoughts may be something along the lines of, “Can I handle this?” Surrogacy is indeed a big undertaking, but we promise, it is so well worth it. He...
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Two for the Price of One

Two for the Price of One? Double Embryo vs Single Embryo Transfers For many intended parents, the choice to transfer two embryos, as opposed to one, seems obvious. Not only would it seem that doing this doubles your chances at ...
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Preparing to Become a Surrogate

Preparing to Become a Surrogate It’s a common phrase among adults, “…but first, do your research.” It’s true for most things in life, and becoming a surrogate is no different. Let’s cut right to the quick- b...
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Tips on Family Building through Surrogacy

Tips on Family Building through Surrogacy The first step in building your family of choice is deciding if surrogacy is right for you, and if so, if you’ll use a surrogacy agency or choose to embark upon this endeavor on...
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Gifts for your Surrogate this Holiday Season

We at Family Inceptions are always in a giving mood, especially when it comes to those remarkable women who serve as Gestational Carriers. They give intended parents the ultimate gift of life. While you may never be able to give ...
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I Support Holiday Traditions but NOT Traditional Surrogacy: Here's Why

In December, there are many traditions that we as a country indulge in. Holiday shopping, decorating our homes and sending each other cards. When we think "tradition" or "traditional", for the most part, it's a positive ...
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Being Thankful for IVF Technology: Who says IVF isn't a gift from God?

Our theme this month is, "Be the Reason Someone is Thankful" and given that it's Thanksgiving time, it's also a moment to give thanks for the blessings God has given us. I often discuss God when it comes ...
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Gratitude for Egg Donors and Surrogates: Be the Rainbow in Someone's Cloud

This month, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, our theme is "Be the Reason Someone is Thankful". When you think of the enormous, life- changing impact donating your eggs or being a surrogate can have, the word ‘thankful' do...
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Every Child Born Could be the Next President or Oprah

We've kicked off November's theme, which is ‘Be the Reason Someone is Thankful'. When it comes to third party family building in particular, there are many people to be thankful for as it may include donor eggs, donor sperm, a ...
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Let's Talk Turkey About Perspective with Surrogates and Intended Parents

In my many years of experience, I've seen a few aspects of third party family building get neglected. With surrogacy in particular, it's of course very important to secure everyone's health, make sure everything is legally in order, and that ...
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