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Meeting Your Surrogate: Do’s and Don’ts.
For many intended parents, meeting their surrogate for the first time can be nerve-racking. Although expected, it represents the beginning of the surrogacy journey for many and causes mixed feelings. Happiness, anxiousness - having been there ourselves and helping...
Postpartum Depression: What To Expect As A Surrogate Mother
Surrogacy is a process that usually involves a lot of care. One of the biggest concerns that intended parents have is directed towards the surrogate mother. How will she feel after the birth of the baby? Is she going to be attached to the baby? If so, how does the...
How To Find The Perfect Surrogate
When the traditional method of growing your family is not an option, you can always turn to surrogacy. There are hundreds of women willing to be surrogates. However, the challenge here is to find the perfect surrogate who checks all the boxes. In your quest to...
What To Consider Before Becoming A Surrogate
The advancements in modern medicine have made it possible for couples to have a child via a surrogate. Many women choose to become surrogates for different reasons - either to help out a close friend or family, financial constraints, etc. Before you take on the...
7 Factors To Consider Before Choosing Surrogacy
Being able to grow a family is the dream of many couples. In the modern era, it’s good to know that aside from the traditional means of raising your family, there are also alternatives, such as surrogacy. Thanks to gestational surrogacy, couples with infertility...
What are the differences between adoption and foster parenting
Welcoming a child into your home is a blessing, regardless if you opt for fostering or adoption. You provide a nurturing environment for the child and are ready to give the utmost care to your charge. But which one is truly right for you? Is fostering the best route...
5 Causes Of Infertility In Men
The only indication of male infertility is the inability to impregnate a woman. Men have always been proud of their virility and rarely go to the fertility clinic to check for checkups. The sad fact is that 30% of infertility between couples in the United States comes...
The Complete Guide to Egg Donation
The Basics of Egg Donation Egg donation can be a life-changing, extraordinary gift. But what is the process really like for all the people involved? To answer this question in-depth, let's start with the basics and understand what egg donation is. Quite simply, egg...
How Surrogacy Works For Potential Surrogates
Surrogacy, also known as gestational surrogacy, is a bit different from other types of fertility treatments. The process usually begins with an agreement between two women--the biological mother, who cannot carry a pregnancy to term, and the surrogate, who will agree...
Fertility Options for Intended parents to grow their families
Here at Guidance Agency, we offer two options for intended parents to grow their families; Gestational surrogacy and egg donation. We connect, counsel, and guide families on the road to parenthood using our first-hand experience, expertise, and handpicked network of...