Allow our experienced surrogate coordinators help you navigate through your options for surrogacy. Whether you are considering becoming a surrogate yourself, or are an intended parent who may need a surrogate to help you through your journey to parenthood, we have experienced both sides of the process. We can help you make an informed decision and present you with all the necessary information, tools and referrals when necessary to create an ideal surrogate relationship, with trust being the main factor. All interactions are held in a warm, caring and professional environment.

Maine Woman Gives Birth to Grandson

The arrangement sounds a little strange, but Hebert, 25, has a heart condition that made it too dangerous for her to get pregnant. Her cardiologist said it would be risky for both her and her baby. “It was pretty disappointing,” she says. She and her husband are high school sweethearts who started dating eleven years ago and they were ready to be parents.

State Laws and Surrogacy

Most states in the U.S. have varied or unclear laws regarding surrogacy as well as court rulings on individual cases. Following are details on states that allow or prohibit surrogacy agreements. Six states allow surrogacy contracts:Arkansas, California, Illinois (gestational surrogacy only), Massachusetts, New Jersey, Washington. Read the details.

Is Surrogacy on Its Way to Becoming ‘The New Normal’?

Surrogacy affords the opportunity of a dream-come-true for couples and individuals hoping to become parents but face the burdens of infertility or other health issues which make pregnancy and delivery dangerous or impossible. It enables you to welcome a child into the world who is truly your own and continue the miracle of your family lines.

Hiring a gestational carrier: Is it right for you?

A gestational carrier is a woman who “carries” a pregnancy for intended parents — IPs. The embryo is typically created from the husband’s sperm and mother’s egg, though sometimes only one IP is biologically related to the baby. Giuliana and Bill Rancic are just one celebrity couple who chose gestational surrogacy, a road to parenting that’s on the rise.

Breastfeeding Your Adopted Baby or Baby Born by Surrogate

So, you would like to breastfeed your baby, born via surrogate or adoption? Wonderful! Not only is it possible, it is fairly easy and chances are you will produce a significant amount of milk. It is different, though, than breastfeeding a baby with whom you have been pregnant for many months. With some determination and perseverance, you will enjoy the wonderful bond that breastfeeding brings.

New guidelines issued for surrogates

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the leading professional medical organization focused on fertility and infertility, recently released new guidelines for gestational carriers. If you’re considering using a surrogate to carry your child, you may want to check out the latest thinking on what can be a very complex issue.

Gifting Birth: A Woman Helps Build Other Families

For most mothers, there is no event in life bigger than giving birth to a child. Charity Lovas has given birth to eight children, yet only three of those children are her own. It all began in 2002, when she and her family were living in Indianapolis. She says she was reading the Sunday newspaper and spotted an ad for ovum donors. She was curious..