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I Want to Be A Surrogate, but My Husband's Not on Board

I Want to Be A Surrogate, but My Husband's Not on Board First, we want to take a moment to congratulate you on your desire to become a surrogate. This is not always the easiest choice to make, and it’s ...
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The Real Cost of Surrogacy

If you’re considering surrogacy, chances are, one of your first worries is the cost. Surrogacy is legendarily costly, and with tabloids advertising million dollar surrogates, the fear of the financial requirements of surrogacy can scare many people off. On to...
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Surrogacy is NOT Exploitation (Continued)

The dedication to education and informed consent continues well after the applicant becomes a future surrogate with an ethical agency. As she moves through her legal phase she will be given private, individual, and free legal advice from independent lawyers ...
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Surrogacy is Not Exploitation of Women. Here's why.

Many decades ago there was an argument that women shouldn’t have access to birth control. The argument was that they shouldn’t have the right to decide what was right for their bodies and their lives. Those opposing surrogacy base...
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What is an “Ethical” Surrogacy Agency?

Recently there has been a lot of talk about surrogacy and ethics. There are those out there who argue that surrogacy shouldn’t be legal. They say that it is exploitation. They claim that women would never make this choice fo...
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A Surrogate Husband's Point of View on Surrogacy - Chris’s Blog

Surrogacy is a choice that impacts everyone in your family. That’s why ethical agencies require your partner to be fully onboard with your choice before they’ll even let you proceed through screening. It is not uncommon for even the ...
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A Surrogate Husband's Point of View on Surrogacy - Joes Blog

Surrogacy is a choice that impacts everyone in your family. That’s why ethical agencies require your partner to be fully onboard with your choice before they’ll even let you proceed through screening. It is not uncommon for even the ...
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Same-Sex Couples and Surrogacy

Surrogacy as a family building option is never a choice that is easily made. Be it financial concerns or social ones, this is a decision that requires serious consideration. Same-sex couples considering surrogacy will, in many ways, have far more ...
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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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