Fox News story about woman implanted with embryos from 2 separate couples in IVF mix-up.
During the process of becoming a gestational surrogate, each woman will go through several types of screening before they are given medical clearance by the fertility clinic(s) to move forward. Aside from the medical portions of screening like bloodwork or a psychological evaluation, each woman will typically have a “home visit” as well. A home visit is completed by a private social worker in your area. They will contact you directly to set a time to meet with you and your family, in your home setting. read more
The next chapter is all about healing you! Your watch has officially ended (we love Game of Thrones!) and the time has come to rest, relax, and recover! Childbirth (both vaginal and c-section) is no easy feat. It can be hours or even DAYS of contractions, nausea, and/or any of the other fun “perks” of labor. It leaves women exhausted, dehydrated, and in most cases- with quite a bit of pain. Here are some tips to get you through those dreaded postpartum weeks: ..... read more
Memorial Day, formerly known as “Decoration Day”, is the day that we honor those who lost their lives fighting for our country. On this day, we honor and remember our loved ones or friends who sacrificed their lives to keep our country a safe and free place. It comes with many traditions such as decorating the graves of those we’ve lost (hence the original title!), parades, and more recently- patriotic BBQ’s with your family and friends! read more
Lisa Mendola is one of RP’s Intended Parent coordinators. She meets with Intended Parents to share the surrogacy process and how she can help them build their family. She will match them with a surrogate that their fertility clinic would accept, and guides the IP’s and surrogates throughout the journey. Like all of our IPC’s, she is there for you from the beginning to the very end! Lisa has helped build and grow many families and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. read more
Watch this wonderful Mother’s Day story on Good Morning America! read more
As a surrogacy agency, our job and goal is to match mothers with infertile couples or singles, and to guide them alongside the Intended Parent(s), to FINALLY becoming parent(s). In order to act as a surrogate, the main qualification is that they have given birth before. We work with women all over the United States and our common goal- is to create more MOTHERS (and parents 😊). read more
Melissa Brisman discussing international surrogacy on Supreme Medicine Advisors show. read more
A common occurrence during pregnancy (ESPECIALLY the first trimester!) is nausea and vomiting, AKA morning sickness. The common misconception is that morning sickness takes place only in the morning considering the common terminology. Unfortunately, morning sickness can be any time of day and can last for a mere few minutes to all day and all night! read more
Out of every 8 couples in the US, at least 1 of those couples will experience infertility. It affects both women and men, young and old, black and white, and rich or poor. It is something that a person can be born with or it can develop later in life due to various diseases, syndromes, cancers, and/or reproductive complications. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a child so when a person or couple reaches that stage in life when they are ready to start their family, they are headed down a much more complicated road. read more
Need something to occupy the kiddos while you get everything ready for your holiday weekend? Try some of these fun crafts! 😊
Parting the Plate Sea, Carrot Cups, Bunny Ears, etc.