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9 Questions You Might Ask Before You Apply to be a Surrogate Mother or Gestational Carrier by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 10 Sep 2013 11:00am Below is a short list of common questions that women ask when they are considering surrogacy. If you have any additional questions that you would like answered or would like to see on this list please comment below.   1. What is the average age of a potential surrogate?   Reproductive endocrinologists prefer to ... Read on »
14 Mistakes to Avoid For Women Considering Becoming Surrogate Mothers or Gestational Carriers by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 1:00am    If you are a woman who wants to be a gestational carrier or traditional surrogate independently, without the help of an agency, then you need to really consider what you are getting yourself into. Surrogacy is a life changing endeavour and as great as it sounds in theory, in practice it's a huge undertaking. Financially, the surrogacy ... Read on »
Surrogate Dad's: To the men who support the Surrogate Mothers by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:20am      Ok maybe "Surrogate Dad" isn't the right title for the role of the man in the life of a woman who wants to be, (is, or was) a surrogate. BUT he plays an important, if not understated, role in the entire journey. From the start he must get his mind wrapped around the fact that HIS woman wants to carry another man's child. The same w ... Read on »
Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules that Surrogate Mothers Can’t Be Denied Insurance Coverage by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 19 Jul 2010 1:05am According to the case ruling, the insurance company/HMO can’t deny coverage due to the reason for the pregnancy.  In many cases the parents who will be the parents usually foot much of the expenses which may or may not included the hospital and doctor costs.  In this case it appears the women were insured and the HMO went to court to avo ... Read on »
In the News: Haredi widow to become surrogate mother by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 9:48am   I would like to mention here that toward the end of this article it states that the Surrogate mother is likely to receive $25,000 for her service for carrying this baby...that is not at all an unreasonable amount especially if it includes all of the "extras" such as maternity clothing, co-pays, travel, transfer fees etc. ... Read on »
Surrogacy and the Surrogate Mother by surrogacymumbai Posted Wed 26 Sep 2012 5:25am Surrogate motherhood is one of many forms of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) that have developed in response to the increasing number of individuals/couples who find themselves unable to conceive a child on their own. Surrogate motherhood involves the services of a woman who agrees to  carry/gestate a child with the intention of surrender ... Read on »
Rejection: Why some women are unqualified to become surrogate mothers by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:19pm Rejection is a harsh word and a harsh reality. No one likes to be rejected especially when trying to help someone else. As painful as rejection can be, in the case of choosing the best candidates to become Surrogate Mothers or Gestational Carriers, it is a necessary evil for any professional in the ART (Assisted Reproductive ... Read on »
Finding surrogate mothers easier by surrogacymumbai Posted Fri 22 Mar 2013 7:27am Surrogate mother services is in real words blessing for those infertile couples who for some reason cannot conceive. Even single men and same sex couples-gay dads can also fulfill their dream of becoming parents with the help of surrogate mother. Surrogate mothers in India are woman who get paid to become pregnant with children of couples who ... Read on »
Surrogacy and Surrogate Mothers in India by iwannagetpregnant Posted Mon 04 Mar 2013 6:40am Infertility is not about being unable to conceive, it is the trauma that an individual or the couple passes through. Surrogacy is a method of assisted reproduction. Surrogacy — sometimes dubbed “rent-a-womb” — is a procedure by which a woman carries another women’s fertilized egg to term, usually in cases where the biological mother is unable to ca ... Read on »
Surrogate Mother by baby2mom Posted Tue 26 Jan 2010 12:46pm South African surrogacy and South African egg donation programs have modified to the point where there is no waiting period for egg donors and no waiting period for a surrogate mother. This is a significant benefit for people needing to proceed on a surrogacy program or egg donation program.  It is imperative to realise that once peopl ... Read on »