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Lake Tahoe Adventures

Lake Tahoe Adventures

Hey there, it has been a while since my last post. Everything has been going too well and nothing too exciting has come up for me to talk about. Photo: Mandy at 31 Weeks. A little while back we had a 4D ultrasound done with Patrick and Damien so everyone could get a sneak peek at what is to come here shortly and all I can say is I love seeing the reaction from Patrick and Damien once they saw…

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Camping And Hiking 7 Months Pregnant…

Camping And Hiking 7 Months Pregnant…

Hey everyone, sorry it’s been so long since I have posted anything but hopefully, today’s post will catch everyone up. Last weekend Mandy, Snow and myself camped and hiked Mt. Diablo and we had a blast! We left Friday after I got off of work and we went home Sunday afternoon. On Saturday is when we went hiking. We started from Juniper campground, which is about 2 miles from the summit and we made it to the summit close to…

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Surrogacy: Agency VS Independent

Surrogacy: Agency VS Independent

Today’s post will be a quick read because I’m mainly going to use bullet points to convey the information to you and to help be clear as possible. I wanted to outline the difference between using a surrogate agency and going Independent with your surrogacy journey. Let’s start with going through an agency! First and foremost it makes the process easier! The agency will do all the legwork for you. They match you to Intended parents. They help you with…

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3 Important things for Surrogates and Pregnant Moms.

3 Important things for Surrogates and Pregnant Moms.

Pregnancy can be such a wonderful thing for most families. Being pregnant really takes a toll on the mother’s body which varies from pregnancy to pregnancy. It truly takes a special person to be a surrogate, to be willing to go through all that effort for another family. The risks with a regular pregnancy scared me enough but with surrogacy, all the pregnancy risks are elevated and a couple more risks are involved. If you would like more please visit…

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Week 22 update and Bodega Bay!

Week 22 update and Bodega Bay!

Good morning everyone! It is week 22! Just a quick update then you can be on your way.  I felt the baby moving around finally! I still think it feels a little weird but it is so cool at the same time! I can’t wait for Patrick and Damien to feel their baby move too! It is an exciting time where something that was intangible is now able to be touched and “brought to life” so to speak. This is one…

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Week 20 update!

Week 20 update!

So we are halfway there! Mandy is definitely starting to show! I still have yet to feel the baby kick but Mandy says that she can definitely feel movement from the outside. She even tells me the baby is strong! I must just have really sucky timing! Life is going as normal in our house. I have been busy at work and at home so I haven’t had much time to write but I am forcing myself to write today just to…

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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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