Gestational Carrier Profile: B in Wisconsin

By: Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019 Category: Uncategorized

MY JOURNEY AS A GESTATIONAL CARRIER First and foremost, how are you feeling in general, after recovering from your journey?  I delivered in early December and I’m feeling great. I worked up to my delivery date, and took a little more than 3 weeks off. It was a nice break, I got to spend some ...

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Intended Parent Profile: J and S

By: Date: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 Category: Uncategorized

Intended Parents J and S from Wisconsin recently welcomed baby girl K to their family!  Here they share the story of their journey, what to expect during the process, and how their experiences with parenthood are shaping their lives.  This is great information and advice for any IPs who are lookin ...

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Good Question: What if the GC wants to keep the baby?

By: Date: Thursday, October 4th, 2018 Category: Uncategorized

IPs will ask about this particular issue from time to time : What if the GC wants to keep the baby? We talk with them about how rare it is, especially when it concerns gestational (and not traditional) surrogacy, and that the agreements are written to prevent this from happening.  They s ...

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Intended Parents M and V: Our Story

By: Date: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 Category: Uncategorized

  We have been together for over seven years and we always knew that we wanted to have a family. Family is very important to us. Once finished our respective graduate studies, we felt we were ready to start the journey. We explored a few options (adoption, surrogacy etc.) but surrogacy felt li ...

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A Few Words from an Experienced Gestational Carrier: Amber

By: Date: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 Category: Uncategorized

One of our amazing GCs shares her experiences about being a repeat carrier.  This is good information to know for anyone who is considering another journey!  Check out her story:   Hi, I'm an experienced surrogate on the beginning of my second journey.  I chose to become a surrogate main ...

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Gestational Carrier Profile: Trista

By: Date: Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 Category: Uncategorized

First and foremost, how are you feeling in general, after recovering from your journey? GREAT!  The delivery was slightly more difficult than my own children but that was due to the fact that it was twins. What made you decide to pursue surrogacy in the first place? Throughout my life I ha ...

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Intended Parent Profile: D and M (International IPs)

By: Date: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 Category: Uncategorized

In this blog series, The Surrogacy Center asks our Intended Parents and Gestational Carriers who have completed a surrogacy journey to discuss their experience with us.  We hope this will provide insight to prospective IPs and GCs who are just starting to look into surrogacy as a way to either buil ...

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The Surrogacy Center at Twin Cities Pride Festival

By: Date: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 Category: Uncategorized

WHAT: The Surrogacy Center booth at the Twin Cities Pride Festival WHEN: Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24:  10 am - 6 pm WHERE: Loring Park in Minneapolis It's that time of year again! Every year during the last weekend of June, a few hundred thousand people spend the weekend attendin ...

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Interested in Becoming a Gestational Carrier? An Open Letter to Potential Surrogacy Applicants

By: Date: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 Category: Uncategorized

There are many women out there (you may be one of them) who have considered helping a couple or individual who can’t otherwise conceive a child build their family by serving as their surrogate.  It takes a particular type of strong and resolute woman to follow through with providing such an a ...

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Seeking an all-inclusive surrogacy package? Look no further.

By: Date: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 Category: Uncategorized

As a detail-oriented person and consummate planner, I often find myself in situations where I think “wouldn’t it be easier if A, B and C were packaged TOGETHER and followed a more simplified process?”  I’m all about efficiency; a believer in streamlining processes to make it easier to follo ...

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Surrogacy Options in the Midwest

By: Date: Monday, March 12th, 2018 Category: Uncategorized

We are each often not granted our every wish in life, and most of those disappointments, while painful, are taken in stride by most people.  However, the issue of being able to choose to have children is one that is so personal, so culturally powerful and so public that it takes on mythic propo ...

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My Surrogacy Story by Delia

By: Date: Thursday, December 21st, 2017 Category: Uncategorized

At my 20-year high school reunion I reconnected with an old friend. We kept in touch after that and got to be close again. She eventually confided in me that she and her husband got married “late” (in their 30s) and had been having a very hard time getting pregnant. After about a year of watchin ...

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