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Who are Intended Parents?

While surrogacy costs can be expensive, celebrities are not the only people to build or create their family(ies) this way. At Reproductive Possibilities, the majority of our Intended Parents are everyday people, with normal jobs and normal lives. We’ve worked with teachers, nurses, stay at home moms, small business owners, fitness instructors, insurance agents, event planners... the list goes on!
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Why does BMI matter for Surrogacy?

“Why does weight matter?” “Not all heavy women are unhealthy!” Almost daily, we’re asked why does weight or BMI matter so much? In order to become a gestational surrogate, you must meet certain qualifications and must pass certain screenings such as physical and psychological examinations. One requirement to becoming a gestational surrogate, is to have a healthy BMI. The BMI requirements for a surrogate mother can ....
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Bumps & Broomsticks

Every October 31st, people across the world dress in costumes that range from spooky zombies and creepy crawlies to pretty princesses and smiley sailors. Pregnant women can have a “spooktacular” time dressing up too! This year, we encourage you Mummies to get even more creative and imaginative. Incorporate your pregnancy into your costume and use that bump to your advantage!
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NICU Awareness 2019

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.
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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...
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Postpartum Perspectives

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. "...
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How much do surrogates get paid?

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: ...
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