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What It Was Like To Meet Our Surrogate

Meeting our surrogate

A year and a half ago my husband and I drove through Wisconsin on a mission. We were headed to our Match Meeting. We were driving to meet the woman who might carry our baby. I sit here now remembering what it was like to meet our surrogate.  We had already gone through so much […]

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How Your “Match Meeting” Changes Everything

Match Meeting

During the surrogacy journey there are two, giant, life-changing days – two days that you will remember for the rest of your life. One of those days is the day that sweet baby is delivered and placed in your arms. The other big day on the surrogacy journey is the match meeting. If you are trying […]

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The Psychological Evaluation (And Why It Isn’t As Scary As It Sounds)

Psychological Evaluation

When my husband and I met Mary for the first time, she walked us through the Surrogacy Timeline, and she casually said two words – two words that jumped out at me like a live electric wire and sent a chill down my spine – PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION. She said those words like they were no big […]

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Choosing Your Fertility Clinic

Choosing your Fertility Clinic

When I started my surrogacy journey, I didn’t think it would be filled with magic in the same way that many people talk about traditional pregnancy. I knew I wouldn’t be watching my belly grow. I knew I wouldn’t learn about the baby through my cravings, see her first kicks, or feel the way she […]