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What To Do During the Pregnancy

Congratulations! You're pregnant! What now?

So, your surrogate is pregnant! Congratulations! The baby is on it’s way, and now it’s time to… what?… … … What do you do when your surrogate is pregnant? What goes on between the day your pregnancy is confirmed and the day your baby is delivered? You and your surrogate are going to have a […]

Chelsie – A Mom on a Surrogacy Mission

Chelsie - Hope Works - A mom on a mission: A surrogacy Podcast

Today on Hope Works, we’re honored to bring you a conversation with an incredible surrogate – Chelsie! Press play to hear the bravery of a mom on a mission to help two other families bring babies into the world. Chelsie grew up in a Wisconsin village, a community of fewer than 300 people. Growing up, […]

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When a Surrogate Finds Out She’s Pregnant…

When a surrogate finds out she's pregnant

In the world of surrogacy, the day a surrogate finds out she’s pregnant is a turning point in the surrogacy journey unlike any other. All of it – the match meeting, the appointments, the clinic visits, the shots – it all leads up to this: Are you pregnant? The journey to transferring an embryo to a […]

Crystal – Twins, Gay Dads, and a Journey That Changed Her Life

her journey with twins

We are THRILLED to welcome our latest guest to our podcast, Crystal! Press play to listen now to her incredible journey as a surrogate for two dads and their beautiful twins! Crystal is a surrogate who carried twins for two incredible dads. She had just said goodbye to the dads and the twin girls she […]

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Transfer Day-What It Was Like For My Husband, My Surrogate and Me!

“It’s literally just ten minutes… but that ten minutes is everything.” That’s what our last podcast guest said about her transfer. For our surrogate, my husband, and I, it was just a ten-minute procedure. But that ten minutes – that little step on the surrogacy journey – it changed our entire lives.   There are […]

Lauren – “It Was Just Meant To Be”

Lauren Episode 2

Episode 2 of Hope Works is live! Today we’re so excited to introduce you to Lauren. Lauren is a labor and delivery nurse, a mom, and a surrogate for an incredible couple of intended parents. Press play to hear Lauren tell the story of her amazing surrogacy journey! “We’re going to try again. We have […]

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Shots, Doctors, and Getting Ready for Surrogacy

shots, doctors and getting ready

So, you’re thinking about becoming a surrogate. You’re thinking about the journey of carrying a baby for parents who can’t carry a baby themselves. You’ve thought about that miracle of a moment when you will hand that baby to the parents in the delivery room – the brilliant smiles on their faces, the tears in […]

Amanda – I’ve Never Been So Proud

Episode 1 - Amanda
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Our Podcast is Live!

Hope Works: A Surrogacy Podcast

We are thrilled, elated, ecstatic, and over-the-moon proud to announce the launch of our podcast, Hope Works– A Surrogacy Podcast, which is now available for subscription on our podcast page and on iTunes! It is a labor of love, created by our team and the amazing surrogates who have incredible stories to share! Hope Works […]

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The Legal Process – It’s Super Complicated, but We’re Here For You!

The Legal Process for Surrogacy

So, you’ve been matched. You’ve been medically cleared. You’ve flown through a whirlwind of papers and phone calls and assessments, and you’re wondering when you actually get to the pregnancy part. Don’t worry. You’re almost there. But before you move on to the medical part of your surrogacy pregnancy, you’ll need to get through the […]