What happens when a pandemic strikes and international travel is banned? What happens when you dreamt of having your own biological child and now you can’t get to him or her? What happens to your baby? What happens to the surrogate? ‘Expecting Julianna’ is one surrogacy story of many that have occurred during this pandemic.
UPDATE: June 4, 2020 4:18 pm pst. Most if not all IVF clinics are up and running and the State of California is easing restrictions. Most specifically, San Diego County, is opening up and life is starting to return to normal. Malls, restaurants etc are open. SAI is still operational and has never closed.
MAKING THE MATCH: TOP 5 TIPS TO GET MATCHED If you’ve never been through a surrogacy journey you probably never heard of “matching”. This is where a surrogate and an intended parent learn about each other and decide they would like to match. You’re both on this journey for several months and you want to
Does the field of third party reproduction interest you? Ever thought about making a difference in the world? Have you sat and wondered how you could possibly leave your mark on the lives of others? If you have then you should join us. We build families through surrogacy and egg donation and have been doing so for
How Does Acupuncture, Massage, and Nutrition Promote IVF Success? Did you know that Surrogate Alternatives, Inc. was the first agency to offer a wellness package? Why does SAI offer a wellness package that features fertility acupuncture, massage, and nutrition counseling? Because we want to do everything possible to enhance the success rate of in vitro
Choose San Diego as your Surrogacy destination! As you begin your journey as an Intended Parent you’re starting to wonder what agency’s you should work with. There’s nothing wrong with doing your due diligence but let’s add one little thing into the mix, location. As you know it’s no secret that surrogacy isn’t widely accepted
OMG Surrogacy Acronyms! If there’s one thing anyone going through infertility treatment knows, its all of the acronyms associated with it! The surrogacy world adds on even more acronyms! So welcome to surrogacy 101: let’s go over some of the most used surrogacy terms on social media. IVF: In Vitro Fertilization What does IVF stand
Once you’ve decided to become a surrogate, the next step after getting all of your medical paperwork to SAI is to create your profile. This is where you talk about your family, and your likes and interests, but also when you decide who you feel called to carry for in your surrogacy journey. This step
I’ve been pretty active on social media and online with my surrogacy journeys since about 2013. I began documenting my individual journey’s and thoughts since I became interested in the possibility of becoming a surrogate, and the questions have poured in from people ever since. One of the top questions I get is “How do