The Utah Supreme Court has struck down a portion of their surrogacy law that banned same-sex couples from entering into gestational surrogacy agreements to have children. In the Court’s ruling last week, Chief Justice Matthew Durrant said “same-sex couples must be afforded all of the benefits the State has linked to marriage and freely grants to opposite sex-couples.” In fact, although Utah… Read More »Utah Supreme Court Reverses Ban on Same-Sex Couple Surrogacy
3 Steps Every Set of Intended Parents Should Consider Before Starting IVF, Surrogacy, & Egg Donation
The IVF road is a rewarding one, but it certainly has some challenges. We are grateful for new technology that allows couples to have a child who otherwise might not be able to. Sometimes the process can be overwhelming, but with a lot of patience your dream of having a child will come true. However- there are many things to consider in… Read More »3 Steps Every Set of Intended Parents Should Consider Before Starting IVF, Surrogacy, & Egg Donation
As of now, Surrogacy in the United States isn’t regulated by federal law. That means that each state can make its own set of rules and regulations in regards to a surrogate pregnancy and surrogacy journey. There are pros and cons to this. With each state having such different laws that vary so widely, it’s important to take into careful consideration all… Read More »Simply The Best: States and Stats for Your Best Surrogacy Journey in the U.S.
Becoming a Surrogate can be one of the most fulfilling journeys you will likely do in your life. It won’t always be easy, and there will certainly be challenges you’ll need to face during your surrogacy pregnancy. However, the gift you’ll be giving another family is one they will be endlessly grateful for. It’s important to remember that not all women are… Read More »Can I Become a Surrogate with Conceptual Options?
Compensating a woman for carrying your baby is seen by some as both exploitative and harmful to all the parties involved in the process. In fact, many countries ban it outright, even if the Surrogate consents. Other countries allow it, but ban payments to her of any kind. Only a few places provide Intended Parents with legal standing before the birth of… Read More »Surrogacy Compensation and Why It is Important to Women, Families & the Children