While no parent would choose for their baby to placed in a NICU’s care, it is sometimes necessary so babies can get the medical support and help that they need. In September, we thank and honor all those who have been touched by a NICU, in one way or another. read more
No matter how you’ve come to surrogacy, making the decision to become a surrogate mother is not one to be taken lightly. Researching surrogacy, the surrogacy process and surrogacy agencies are helpful ways to ensure you understand exactly what surrogacy is, how it works, and what it means to carry a baby for someone. Before filling out an application to embark on a surrogate pregnancy, here are 5 important things for you to ask yourself... read more
Our GC (gestational carrier) “MM” shared her postpartum thoughts with us and we’d like to share with all of you:“This is real life postpartum. Adult diaper on, still looking pregnant, nursing pads floating around, taking care of stitches in unmentionable places...I’ve had so many people ask…how do you feel now? You bonded with the baby and now she’s not there, that must be hard. It’s not hard, it’s beautiful. "... read more
One of the most-asked questions from women who are interested in becoming surrogate mothers is, “How much does a surrogate make?” Typically, a first-time surrogate will be paid a base fee, usually between $25,000 to $35,000. At Reproductive Possibilities, our base fee starts at $35,000. Your contract can and may have additional surrogacy costs, expenses and/or reimbursements listed that you may be entitled to, such as: ...
In case you missed it, we had two special visitors stop by our offices back in April. Michelle and Brianna, our (literal!) Sister Surros, came to meet us during their trip for Brianna’s first embryo transfer! Read more for an exciting update... read more
Dozens of IVF patients discover their fertility doctor is actually their child's biological father read more
Melissa Brisman discussing international surrogacy on Supreme Medicine Advisors show. read more
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