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Top 8 Surrogacy Myths, Debunked

Gestational surrogacy is rising as many people and partners look to build their families in non-traditional ways. Many intended parents find that while they have the desire, the means, and the motivation, they land on a waiting list because there are far fewer qualified surrogates than intended parents. Some of this is due to nationwide

The Ultimate Gift: A Look Inside Surrogacy

Surrogacy is a concept that has been gaining popularity in recent years, as many people who struggle with infertility turn to gestational carriers to help them start a family. It’s a beautiful journey that requires a selfless woman to carry a child for nine months and give the ultimate gift of parenthood. Here, we’ll take

How Does Surrogate Pregnancy Work?

As an intended parent or potential gestational carrier, deciding to pursue surrogacy can feel overwhelming. It’s natural to wonder about the similarities and differences between the types of surrogate pregnancies, the legalities, obligations, and the actual process of growing a baby or having someone grow a baby for you. Join us for Surrogate Pregnancy 101. 

Key Factors to Consider: Does Insurance Cover Surrogacy?

Ah, insurance. Everyone’s favorite topic. Finding providers, clinics, and sometimes, a live person for the most routine of procedures can feel like your sanity is being tested. So when you begin your surrogacy journey, and you consider the price tag, financial risk, and health risk of the surrogate, it’s natural to wonder what kind of

From Start to Finish: Understanding the Surrogacy Timeline

Maybe you, your partner, or someone you know is considering surrogacy, and you want to know how long the process takes from beginning to baby. Before laying out a general timeline, starting this process with realistic expectations is vital. It’s a surrogacy journey for both the intended parents and the surrogate. So, how long does

Exploring the Legalities: Can a Surrogate Keep the Baby?

Surrogacy can be a beautiful, accessible, and realistic option for intended parents who cannot conceive traditionally. For most, it begins with many questions and often concerns. Since there are no federal laws in the US that offer protections for surrogacy, questions related to parental rights and those of the surrogate often jump to the top

The Ultimate Guide: Communicating with Intended Parents Throughout the Surrogacy Journey

Surrogacy is a life-changing experience for intended parents and surrogates alike. The key to a successful surrogacy journey is open communication and strong trust and understanding between the surrogate and intended parents. This means being transparent about your expectations, limitations, and concerns. It also means being a good listener and showing empathy towards the intended

Twiblings and Surrogate Twins: Understanding the Differences and Similarities

Surrogate “twiblings” are a growing phenomenon in the surrogacy world, and they are becoming an increasingly popular option for intended parents who want to have more than one child. Here, we’ll explore the concept of twiblings, the process of twiblings surrogacy, and why some intended parents choose to have twiblings rather than traditional twins. What


WHAT MAKES UP A SURROGATE MOTHER’S COMPENSATION? As a potential surrogate, you have a right to know as much as possible about the gestational surrogate cost or average pay for a surrogate. That includes knowing what factors influence your compensation package. What Makes Up a Surrogate Mother’s Compensation? Three general categories make up what ends

Will The Baby Look Like The Surrogate Mother?

When you decide to pursue surrogacy to expand your family, you may be flooded with questions. It’s common and a good sign! Surrogacy is not a decision to be entered into lightly, and it’s incredibly important to educate yourself – both as the intended parent(s) and prospective surrogates. Of all the questions we get at

Building families is our privilege

Every year Philadelphia Surrogates center serves couples & individuals from the Greater Philadelphia area and all over the world. As a local, full-service center for surrogate parenting, we are proud to support you on your journey.