I did it! I finally decided I was worth being taken care of and allowed myself what I had previously considered a luxury: a maternity massage. You’d think after three pregnancies, I would have done it ages ago; however, I am a very stubborn and “tough” girl who doesn’t believe in “wasting” money on things
What many people don’t realize is that there are many steps to take on the surrogacy timeline before you can even start trying to become pregnant. So how long does surrogacy take, really? A woman who wishes to become a surrogate mother fills out a super long, in-depth surrogate application; gets checked out physically and
When people find out that I’m a surrogate, the very first thing they usually ask me is “How much do surrogates get paid?” I felt their question was insulting, but I’ve come to realize that it’s just plain curiosity and they’re not judging me. I now tell them “They don’t.”, which is true. We surrogates
Speaking with IP’s (Intended Parents) and surrogates alike–as well as taking from my own personal experiences–there are two types of relationships that IPs tend to cultivate with their surrogates: familial and business. The familial is how it sounds. The intended parents welcome the surrogate into their lives with open arms, believing that this woman is
My First surrogacy journey Back in 2005 I started researching information about being a surrogate mother. I wanted to be able to stay home with my one year old daughter and still contribute to our family’s income. What better way than to be able to carry someone’s baby for them! Afterall, I loved being pregnant!
Just as there are many reasons parents may choose non-traditional ways to bear a child, there are many infertility options available to help them have the child they want. Those options include adoption, in vitro fertilization (IVF), traditional surrogacy and gestational surrogacy. The choice among the various infertility options is a very personal one. What’s
[Scan the QR Code to be directed to our website] Established in 1998, Surrogate Alternatives, Inc. (SAI) has been in business longer than any other agency in San Diego, CA. Our history includes over 1,200 clients, 750 births and a dedicated support team to help make the process of third-party reproduction as worry-free as possible.