Surrogates


People Involved in Your Surrogacy

Pregnancy is a big commitment, and choosing to carry a baby for someone else will be a life-changing experience for you. But, while you, as a surrogate, will certainly be doing the majority of the work, this process doesn’t only affect you — it will also have an impact on your family members, friends, and other people around you.

In the articles below, you can learn more about how surrogacy might affect your relationships with your spouse, your children, your friends, extended family members and even strangers. Discover how you can involve those closest to you in your surrogacy process — and find the resources you need to connect with surrogacy professionals and other surrogates for additional support.

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    HOW TO BUILD YOUR SURROGACY SUPPORT SYSTEM

     
    When you become a surrogate, you will likely face some emotional challenges — which is why it’s so important to have a solid support system.

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    HOW TO EXPLAIN SURROGACY TO YOUR CHILDREN

     
    When you become a surrogate, you will already have had kids of your own — and explaining your surrogacy to them can be complicated. Here are some tips.

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    HOW SURROGACY MAY AFFECT YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER

     
    When you’re considering surrogacy, it’s important to think about how your surrogate pregnancy will affect your significant other. Here are some tips for keeping your relationship strong.

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    HOW TO TALK TO STRANGERS ABOUT YOUR SURROGACY

     
    When strangers ask about your pregnancy, you may not know how to respond. Here are some tips for educating others about your surrogacy.

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    HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT PROFESSIONALS FOR YOUR SURROGACY

     
    As a prospective surrogate, you’ll likely need to work with a surrogacy agency, a surrogacy attorney and a surrogacy clinic. So, how do you find the best ones?

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    7 SURROGACY SUPPORT RESOURCES FOR PROSPECTIVE SURROGATES

     
    Surrogacy is not a journey you take alone, so check out these virtual support groups and resources to find out more from those who have been through it.