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Top 10 Things Intended Parents Should Know About Surrogacy

Top 10 Things Intended Parents Should Know About Surrogacy

My Wife the Stork Presents Top 10 Things Intended Parents Should Know About Surrogacy: a guest post by the intended parents from our journey, Patrick and Damien! #1 – What’s the best way to start the surrogacy journey? Read, research, and reach out. The best way to start a surrogacy journey is to prepare yourself for a major change in your life. ┬áThe journey is long, so learn and understand as many steps along the way that you may encounter….

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Top 6 Questions That People Ask About Being a Gestational Surrogate.

Top 6 Questions That People Ask About Being a Gestational Surrogate.

Every time I reveal to someone that my wife is a surrogate I always get asked the same sort of questions all the time. Your everyday average person doesn’t know that much about surrogacy or the process so most people find it interesting and are very inquisitive. I’d like to touch on the top 6 questions my wife and I are asked on a normal basis.   Number 1 – How much do you get paid to be a surrogate?…

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Needles and Pills

Needles and Pills

Okay, so Mandy and I have signed all the legal paperwork and the next step is her first trip to Portland OR. This is only a day trip, and really the procedure was only about 15 minutes long. The procedure that was performed was a sonohystergram, or where the OB/GYN inserts a catheter in your cervix, adds either a salt solution(NACL) or sugar solution (sorbitol) to expand the uterus so they can check for any abnormalities or polyps on the…

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Transfer Day!

Transfer Day!

So I’m going to skip around a little bit and I’m going to go straight to the transfer day, which is today! We arrived in Portland Oregon yesterday from California. We had a good flight here, got to our hotel room easy thanks to Uber!(get a free ride up to $15 dollars by using code: 9z1k1efsue ) we are at this really good sushi place called Sushi Ichiban in downtown Portland. This place is the coffee shop of sushi. It…

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Surrogacy Road Map

Surrogacy Road Map

Hey Everyone, John here, so as I mentioned in my previous post my wife is going through the process to be a gestational surrogate. Today I aim to help you understand what gestational surrogacy is, what the whole process looks like and the sorts, but mainly on a surface level. There are plenty other websites that can describe in detail the different types of surrogacy, how the process works, etc. I just want to make sure everyone reading this has…

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Introductions

Introductions

Hello everyone, My name is John and this is my first attempt at blogging. I’ve have had interests in starting a blog for a while now but couldn’t quite figure out what I wanted to write about. This idea came to me as my brother in law shared some info with me on a competitor to the raspberry pi computer that is better suited (faster processor and more RAM) for acting as a server for a website. Anyways I might…

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