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Pregnant with a Purpose: Documenting the Surrogacy Journey

Posted: 06/9/22

As a first-time surrogate excited to start her journey, Veronica knew she wanted to document the entire experience. She searched on Amazon and Etsy for surrogacy journals but couldn’t find one that she really liked. After seeing a TikTok video where a woman explained how to publish a book on Amazon, Veronica decided to create […]

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My Family’s role in my surrogacy journey

Posted: 06/3/22

Becoming a surrogate is a monumental experience to embark upon, both for you individually, as well as your family as a whole. Your spouse will be your strongest source of physical and emotional support during your surrogacy, so it is important to make this big decision together. Begin by engaging in an honest and open […]

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Meet Erika & Chris

Posted: 05/9/22

Trigger Warning: Child Loss Erika and Chris lost their precious son at 2 years old in a tragic accident. He was the only child they had together. Shortly after their son’s birth, Erika elected to undergo a hysterectomy due to her being a carrier of an ovarian cancer gene that was detected after her mother […]

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COULD YOU HELP MAKE SOMEONE’S MOTHER’S DAY DREAM COME TRUE?

Posted: 05/5/22

  For our intended mothers who struggle with infertility, Mother’s Day can be one of the hardest days of the year. Every commercial advertising the perfect gift, every restaurant email touting a special Mother’s Day brunch menu and every photo on social media of friends celebrating Mother’s Day with their families is a painful reminder […]

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Have you considered egg donation?

Posted: 05/5/22

Why Become an Egg Donor? Thinking about donating eggs? You may be surprised at the impact you can have. Couples cannot always have children on their own without the help of donor eggs. Your decision to donate can play a significant role in the lives of intended parents, their family, and their friends, not to […]

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Are You Ready for your next Surrogacy Journey?

Posted: 04/22/22

Many of our gestational carriers (GCs) have done multiple journeys. After a rewarding experience the first time around, they are eager to help create another happy family. To be approved for a repeat journey, GCs must meet the same basic qualifications that were required for their first journey. This includes being between the ages of […]

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Allow us to introduce our Intended Parents Natalia and Michael.

Posted: 04/14/22

They have been married for 5 years, and they have wanted nothing more than to have a family. Due to both Michael and Natalia each having a genetic mutation which causes a rare disease, they had to go through IVF to conceive their daughter. She is the joy of their lives!! Shortly following their daughter’s […]

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Why Become an Egg Donor?

Posted: 03/31/22

  This is a great option if you want to help others & are not quite ready to be a surrogate.  You may be surprised at the impact you can have. Couples cannot always have children on their own without the help of donor eggs. Your decision to donate can play a significant role in […]

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It is almost Delivery Day…

Posted: 03/17/22

You and your Intended Parents have made it! It is almost Delivery Day & we are so excited for you all. Starting to prepare for this day is very important, especially with surrogacy. Delivery day is a big day for everyone involved, even if the surrogate has already had her own child and knows what […]

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Jen’s Story: A Beautiful Journey

Posted: 03/10/22

The amazing women who help create happy families choose to become surrogates for a variety of reasons. Some have witnessed family members or close friends struggle with infertility, others learn about surrogacy from a friend who has been a gestational carrier and some simply want to help other families experience the incredible love they feel […]

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Learn About Becoming A Surrogate

Posted: 02/25/22

MON, JUN 27 AT 7 PM EST/ 6 PM CST TUE, JUL 19 AT 7 PM EST/ 6 PM CST– Special Edition: GC stories WED, AUG 31 AT 7 PM EST/ 6 PM CST THU, SEP 22 AT 7 PM EST/ 6 PM CST FRI, OCT 21 AT 7 PM EST/ 6 PM CST MON, […]

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After a Miscarriage: Coping as a Surrogate

Posted: 02/24/22

Miscarrying a baby is a heart-wrenching experience. Surrogates have an added layer with the worry of how the intended parents might be processing it. They often feel as if they have let down the intended parents and/or the surrogacy agency. There is no blame in any direction. Going through a miscarriage as a surrogate can […]

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The Bond Between Surrogates and Intended Mothers

Posted: 02/17/22

A first-time surrogate shares her story We frequently hear from surrogates that one of the best parts of their journey, second only to helping to create a family, is the relationship that is formed with the intended parents (IPs). After sharing such a uniquely personal experience, many gestational carriers (GCs) and their families develop lifelong […]

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Fit for the Solution

Posted: 02/10/22

As with any pregnancy, it is important for surrogates to focus on their health during their pregnancy. Choosing to stay fit and make healthy choices provides the optimal environment for both surrogate and baby to thrive. One should make a point to discuss with their OB about what exercise is appropriate during pregnancy. We have […]

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Can you help Jaclyn & Jason become parents?

Posted: 02/3/22

Jaclyn and Jason are a very active couple who have been married for 8 years.  For 5 ½ of those years, they have unsuccessfully been trying to have a baby.  They have 3 embryos and were all set to do an embryo transfer last summer when Jaclyn’s older brother unexpectedly died of a heart attack.  […]

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Can you help this Texas family?

Posted: 01/31/22

Allow us to introduce our Intended Parents Ricky and Brenda from Conroe, TX. They have had a long journey to becoming parents. Sadly, Brenda was diagnosed with a rare uterine cancer when she was 21 years old, and even after various chemotherapy treatments she had to have a partial hysterectomy. Therefore, they needed assistance in […]

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Can you help Brandi & Mark grow their family?

Posted: 01/31/22

Allow us to introduce our Intended Parents Brandi and Mark. They are from Northern Virginia and have been married for 6 years. They met in 2011 at a corporate holiday party, and it was there that Brandi caught Mark’s eye. After exchanging numbers, they started dating, and the rest is history. Brandi describes Mark as […]

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Cervical Cancer Survivor Welcomes Son Via Surrogate

Posted: 01/27/22

Last year, we featured the story of Raquel, a young cervical cancer survivor who was on a journey to grow her family through surrogacy. Raquel and her finance, Carl, welcomed their son, Max, in November 2021. In honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share an update on Raquel’s story. Below, she shares her […]

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Texas Family In Need Of A Surrogate

Posted: 01/12/22

Allow us to introduce our Intended Parents Karina and Rory from Texas. They are a blended family and have been married for 3 ½ years. Karina has two children from a previous marriage, but Rory does not have any children of his own and they would like to create a family together. They have been […]

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Professional Birth Worker and First-Time Surrogate Shares Her Advice

Posted: 01/5/22

Anna is a first-time surrogate who brings a unique perspective to the journey as a professional birth worker. She has six years of experience as doula and is currently training to become a midwife’s assistant. Anna first connected with Egg Donor & Surrogate Solutions three years ago to learn how she could serve as a […]

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