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Maternity Leave for Surrogate Mothers
November 21, 2022
Surrogacy and maternity leave In the United States, when a mom welcomes their new baby into the world, they are often thrilled to enjoy maternity leave—protected time off work—to enjoy their little one and bond as a family through the postpartum phase. But what about maternity leave in case of surrogacy? For the women who ... Maternity Leave for Surrogate Mothers...

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Surrogates Using An Agency vs. Independent Surrogacy
November 16, 2022
Surrogacy can be complex and no two journeys are the same. Between the location of the intended parents and where you live, whether the parents are using an egg or sperm donor, multiple third-party professionals to juggle (lawyers, doctors, insurance agents etc), and laws that vary by state, the process can certainly get a bit ... Surrogates Using An Agency vs. Independent Surrogacy...

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How To Find A Surrogacy Agency
November 7, 2022
Finding the right surrogacy agency can be complicated. With so many to choose from, you need to know you’ve found one that will cater to your needs, explain the process thoroughly and support you through all the ins and outs of the journey. To help make your search easier, we’ve put together a few guidelines ... How To Find A Surrogacy Agency...

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Is Being A Surrogate Hard?
September 21, 2022
Many women who are considering surrogacy ask, “is it hard to be a surrogate mother?” That isn’t an easy question to answer as it certainly varies for every woman who has been willing to give her time, energy, and body to a baby that isn’t her own. You may be asking yourself, “is it hard ... Is Being A Surrogate Hard?...

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Is Being A Surrogate Worth It?
September 9, 2022
Becoming a surrogate is a deeply personal choice. Each experience is different and comes with its own rewards and risks. It’s no wonder many women stop and question, “Is being a surrogate mother worth it?” Here at International Surrogacy Center, we want every potential surrogate to fully understand her decision. To help, here is a ... Is Being A Surrogate Worth It?...

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Reasons to Become a Surrogate
September 7, 2022
Are you thinking of becoming a surrogate? It takes a special person to make the decision to embark on this selfless journey. You may be wondering what someone stands to gain, or questioning, “Why become a surrogate mother?” Below is a brief look into the process, along with a few of the most common reasons ... Reasons to Become a Surrogate...

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What Qualifies You To Be A Surrogate Mother?
August 24, 2022
Bringing a child into the world is a beautiful experience. When it’s in the service of another family as a surrogate, it can be all the more remarkable. Although the surrogacy journey may be filled with ups and downs, choosing this route of self-sacrifice is often an unforgettable and highly rewarding experience. However, to ensure ... What Qualifies You To Be A Surrogate Mother?...

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Facts About Surrogate Medical Screening
August 9, 2022
Not everyone can become a surrogate mother. It takes a kind, compassionate woman with an ardent devotion to helping another family feel whole. It also requires she meet certain health prerequisites. These constraints are in place not only to help the surrogacy journey go smoothly, but also to give the baby the best possible start ... Facts About Surrogate Medical Screening...

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Becoming A Surrogate For LGBTQ+ Couples
July 6, 2022
The path taken to build or expand a family is often full of unique twists and turns. This is especially true for couples in the LGBTQ+ community. For this and similar reasons, it’s not unusual for a potential surrogate to want to do what she can to help make the LGBT dreams of a baby ... Becoming A Surrogate For LGBTQ+ Couples...

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How Much Do Surrogates Make?
July 6, 2022
A surrogate provides a family with a beautiful, priceless gift. It’s only fair to compensate such generosity. For this reason and many others, surrogate mothers receive payment for their remarkable efforts. When looking to help create a family for others, it’s not uncommon or unreasonable to ask, “How much do surrogates get paid?” Below is ... How Much Do Surrogates Make?...

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Surrogacy Agency as a Surrogate
January 29, 2019
The Most Important Questions to Find the Right Surrogate Agency More than ever, people are turning to surrogacy to help fulfill their dreams of becoming parents. It takes a very special woman to be willing to sacrifice her time to help make that happen. But if you have decided that you want to explore this ... Questions to Ask When Choosing a Surrogacy Agency as a Surrogate...

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Ten Communication Tips For Intended Parents and Surrogates
January 5, 2019
The relationship between IPs and surrogates can be one of the best parts of your journey, just follow these tips. Great communication between intended parents and their surrogate starts from day one. Your surrogacy journey is such an exciting time for both surrogates and the intended parents. After the long screening process and finding the ... Ten Communication Tips For Intended Parents and Surrogates...

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