Pregnancy

How to Explain Surrogacy to Your Children

When I decided to become a surrogate mother for the first time, my young daughter, Chelsea, became convinced that “Mommy” was going to give away her new baby brother or sister. The decision to become a surrogate affects your whole family, including your children. I’ve now been a surrogate three times, starting when my children […]

October 11th, 2016|Pregnancy, Surrogates|0 Comments

What does it mean to be a Gestational Surrogate?

Maybe you have seen headlines that a Gestational Surrogate has given birth for a famous couple. What about the announcement from a friend that is single, or even the same sex couple posting a picture of them holding their baby for the first time? We all feel happiness for these new parents but then our […]

September 20th, 2016|Future Parents, Gestational Surrogate, IVF, Pregnancy, Surrogacy, Surrogates|0 Comments

When Is It Time To Consider Surrogacy?

The journey to a surrogacy agency looks very different for each couple or individual we serve. Sometimes that road is short and smooth. Other times it is a long and wearying process. The decision to seek the assistance of a surrogacy agency is an incredibly personal one. For those couples who want children but cannot […]

July 1st, 2015|Pregnancy, Surrogates|0 Comments

Let’s Make It Three – My Final and Most Nerve-Wracking Surrogacy

For those of you who have been with this blog from the beginning, you know that I don’t just own a surrogacy agency; I have been a surrogate myself, twice. The first blog I ever posted chronicled my journey. Well, the journey is continuing. That’s right, at this very moment a new little life is […]

April 8th, 2015|IVF, My journey, Pregnancy, Surrogates|0 Comments

Why I Am Using Acupuncture During IVF

So, I have a little surprise to share with readers. If you read my personal journey from surrogate to owner of a surrogacy agency, then you know that I’ve been a surrogate twice (in 2002 and 2013). Well, I must love being pregnant, because I have decided to give it another go.

Actually, the true reason […]

February 18th, 2015|IVF, Pregnancy, Surrogates|0 Comments

How I Went From Being A Surrogate (Twice!) To Opening My Own Surrogacy Agency

In 2001, I could have never imagined that I would one day open my own surrogacy agency. At that time I was a single mother struggling to make it through nursing school. I loved helping people, and to be honest, I needed a way to earn extra income for my family. One day I saw […]

February 13th, 2015|My journey, Pregnancy, Surrogates|0 Comments