Why is your BMI is so important when becoming a surrogate? Can I be a surrogate if I take an anti-depressant? Will I be disqualified because I receive food stamps or medicaid? In this episode, we focus on the more complicated and emotionally charged surrogacy topics specifically relevant to your journey to become a surrogate.
You want to become a surrogate, but you’re wondering how to make sure your partner or spouse is on board with your decision? Eloise’s husband Anthony joins her to have an open, honest, and REAL discussion about a spouse’s reaction to his wife becoming a surrogate.
When it comes to the legalities of parenthood using a surrogate, you do NOT want to cut any corners. This is a must listen for anyone new to surrogacy – don’t start your journey without understanding your rights and the legalities of the country or state you reside in.
Deciding to undergo IVF with donor eggs is a major step on your fertility journey. How can you find an egg donor that’s perfect for you and your future family?
One of the most important decisions you’ll make in the surrogacy process is choosing the woman who will carry your baby. Learn the questions to ask, topics to discuss ahead of time, and the pitfalls to avoid.
What inspires a woman to donate her eggs six times and serve as a gestational surrogate three times? Listen as Eloise Drane shares the details of every step of the journey, from her first donation (though not her eggs!) to actualizing her dream of starting the first surrogacy and egg donation agency in the South.
In 2004, Dr. Hammond’s own mother, who was 55 years old at the time, served as a gestational carrier for Camille and her husband, Jason, carrying and giving birth to three healthy babies. Listen as Camille discussed her own journey with infertility, and how the strength and perseverance she developed to overcome the diagnosis turned her into a powerful advocate and voice for the growing number of people diagnosed with infertility.
When you are spending or receiving tens of thousands of dollars, you need to make sure your money is taken care of. CPA Sonia Stewart is an expert in the financial side of third-party reproduction and answers all your burning questions about taxes, escrow, funding, and more.
What happens to the extra embryos created during IVF? Learn how the embryo donation process works and how you can donate (or receive) these precious “snowflake” babies.
You’ve got the sperm, but not the egg. Find out how you go about finding an egg donor and how the egg donation process works