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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 […]

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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 […]

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Medical Clearance: Why You Need It For Surrogacy

Medical Clearance

If you are anything like me, from the moment you start your surrogacy journey you won’t stop imagining who your surrogate might be. You’ll think about who she is, what you want to tell her, and how you hope your relationship will go. And then, the magic day happens, and you think, “What do we […]

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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 […]