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Surprising Things Your Surrogate Baby Will Do

For you to be a surrogate mother, you must have already had one or more healthy pregnancies.  You are not new to all those early pregnancy hiccups, big swift kicks, and little butterfly kicks as the baby develops. However, some other antics that take place in the womb may still be unknown even to experienced

Preparing to Become a Parent via Surrogacy

The surrogacy process is a journey that’s full of excitement, hope, and tension. And like every other journey, it requires the Intended Parents to prepare for every aspect of it: practical, emotional, and financial.  Before embarking on the journey, it is good to take some time to evaluate yourself and your levels of readiness for

Being a Surrogate Mother: Be Careful What You Eat!

There are certain requirements that applicants need to meet to become a surrogate mother. One of them is BMI, which is calculated from an individual’s height and weight. Surrogacy agencies usually use this number to accurately screen applicants for weight-related health issues, like diabetes, that can lead to complications during pregnancy. But how much of

How to Prepare Financially for Surrogacy

Once a couple decides that surrogacy is the best option to start a family when it is not possible to conceive on their own, times can be stressful. This is both an exciting and fearful experience at the same time. Once a pregnancy is confirmed, the couple who has opted to use a surrogate need

How BMI Affects Surrogacy Candidacy

BMI, also known as Body Mass Index, is a rating system that is used to provide an overview of a person’s weight in relation to their height. Generally, a person is considered to be at a healthy weight when their BMI falls between 18.5 and 24.9. Lower than this usually means the person is underweight.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Being a Surrogate

There are many women out there who want to conceive and get pregnant but are unable to do so even though they can produce viable eggs. There are no issues with their fertility, but because of a certain medical condition, they can’t carry a baby to full term. In this case, a fully vetted surrogate

Questions to Ask Before Becoming a Surrogate for a Friend or Family

Becoming a surrogate for a friend or a family member is a wonderful and selfless thing to do. You might have seen your friend or family member struggle to become pregnant for months or years. All you really want is for them to have a child. They also may have asked you to become a

Steps to Simplifying Your Surrogacy Process

Becoming a parent through surrogacy can be difficult, especially if you try and sort through all the information that is on the Internet. Doing so can further complicate the process and leave you with even more unanswered questions.  Below are several important things that every Intended Parent should keep in mind before having a baby

How to Tell Your Child They Were Born via Surrogacy

Discussing conception and childbirth with their child can prove to be a difficult and uncomfortable conversation for many parents. Furthermore, this conversation seems to become extremely difficult when medical, social and emotional complexities are involved.  According to many experts in this field, it’s important for parents to share their surrogacy journey with their child. After

What to Consider When Selecting a Surrogate Mother

Having a baby and starting your family is one of the most life-altering and fulfilling events that you will experience. If you are going to have a child through surrogacy, it’s important to prepare yourself for the journey that lies ahead. Let’s have a look at some of the key considerations to focus on as