Your Support System

As a woman considering surrogacy, you will not be taking this journey alone. It’s important to create a strong system of support as you begin this exciting process — and to think about how this decision may affect your loved ones. Here’s how you can involve your spouse, children, friends and others in your surrogacy experience, and where you can turn if you need additional support.

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How to Prepare for Talking with Your Parents About Surrogacy

How to Prepare for Talking with Your Parents About Surrogacy

When you decide to be a surrogate, you probably want to shout your news from the rooftop! You’re finally following through with your dreams, and you want all of your loved ones to know. But, while talking to your younger friends and family may be easy, telling your parents about your decision may be a...

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How to Talk About Surrogacy With Your Extended Family

How to Talk About Surrogacy With Your Extended Family

Becoming a surrogate is big news. You’re about to embark on a journey that will change your life forever, and you’re excited for the challenges and rewards ahead of you. When you first researched this decision, you probably learned all about the importance of a strong support system. Surrogacy is not a journey you can...

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Talking About Your Surrogacy Plans With Your Friends

Talking About Your Surrogacy Plans With Your Friends

When you choose to become a surrogate, you don’t have to go through it alone. In addition to your intended parents, surrogacy professional and spouse, there is another group of people who can be on your team — your friends. You probably already share your most important life journeys and feelings with your close group...

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5 Ways That Your Surrogacy Decision May Affect Your Spouse

5 Ways That Your Surrogacy Decision May Affect Your Spouse

Surrogacy is not just a journey that changes your life — but the life of your spouse as well. Here are some things for you to consider before making this decision.

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How to Explain Surrogacy to Your Children: 4 Important Steps

How to Explain Surrogacy to Your Children: 4 Important Steps

When you become a surrogate, you’ll need to explain your upcoming journey to your children. Learn how to do that in an appropriate manner with these tips.

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What is a Surrogacy Support System, and Why Do You Need One?

What is a Surrogacy Support System, and Why Do You Need One?

No surrogate goes through surrogacy on her own. As you embark on your surrogacy journey, take the time to build a surrogacy support system that can be there for you.

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Explaining Your Surrogacy to Others: 7 Questions You’ll Answer

Explaining Your Surrogacy to Others: 7 Questions You’ll Answer

Talking about surrogacy with family, friends and strangers can be exciting — but also confusing. There are few tips you should follow during these conversations.

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7 Surrogacy Support Resources and Groups for Surrogates Like You

7 Surrogacy Support Resources and Groups for Surrogates Like You

Learning more about surrogacy from former and current surrogates can be an invaluable resource. Find out where you can locate them and start your research today.

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Why You May Need Surrogacy Support — and Where You Can Find It

Why You May Need Surrogacy Support — and Where You Can Find It

Every surrogate needs professional surrogacy support to have a successful surrogacy journey. Learn more about this service with the following tips.

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