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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Hope Works – A Surrogacy Podcast

Announcing Hope Works- A Surrogacy Podcast!

We are so excited to announce that we will soon be launching a podcast aimed specifically towards surrogacy. One of our amazing team members, Brent Love, has been putting together this beautiful labor of love! Subscribe now via email or on iTunes! Listen to the trailer now! Join us for once-in-a-lifetime conversations as surrogates share their […]

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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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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 […]

The First Day of Your Surrogacy Journey – Consult Day

Consult Day

The Consult Day is all about launching into your surrogacy journey with our amazing team working for you all the way. In some ways, it’s the day when your surrogacy journey really starts. Whether you are a surrogate or an intended parent, the Consult Day helps ground your vision for the days ahead so that […]