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Gestational Surrogacy: 7 Negative Myths

By Shannon Johnson | March 15, 2024

Myths and Misconceptions Gestational surrogacy is a medical process that is becoming common place in western societies for individuals and couples desiring a child, but unable to conceive. In itself, it stands at the confluence of quasi miraculous medical technology, the timeless urge of the human race to perpetuate itself, and the stunning capacity for…

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Surrogacy Agency: The Right One Has These Characteristics

By Shannon Johnson | March 13, 2024

How to Select a Surrogacy Agency and Team up with it As intended parents, you are about to embark on one of the most heartfelt journeys of your life. This a path filled with medical, legal, and emotional twists-and-turns. You need a seasoned guide by your side, advisors who know the terrain like the back…

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7 Signs You Would be a Good Surrogate

By Shannon Johnson | March 11, 2024

Do you have what it takes? The journey to becoming a surrogate is one paved with compassion, resilience, and a profound desire to bring joy to others. It’s a path chosen not just by anyone, but by extraordinary women who embody certain distinctive traits. If you’re contemplating this life-changing role, here are seven signs you…

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What is a Surrogacy Agency?

By Shannon Johnson | March 11, 2024

Thinking about working with a Surrogacy Agency? Whether you are looking for a surrogate to help grow your family or you are looking to become a surrogate yourself, your research should probably begin with surrogacy agencies. A surrogacy agency can provide the guidance and network needed to navigate your journey with surrogacy. Some agencies offer…

Surrogacy and Protections Under the Law

Surrogacy and Protections Under the Law

By Shannon Johnson | February 28, 2022

Surrogacy is an assistive reproductive technology that gives couples (intended parents) who are unable to carry a child the opportunity to have one: a woman (surrogate) carries the baby for the couple. While this arrangement seems to be beneficial to all, there are complex legal issues associated with it. To start, there are no federal…