A pretty common questions nowadays is “who gets the placenta”? There is a trend for new moms to want to keep their placentas after they give birth. Sometimes the placenta will be dehydrated and encapsulated for the new mom to ingest. So how does this work when it comes to surrogacy? A little background: In […]
Head on over to Reddit for an “Ask Me Anything” featuring Surrogacy Pathways Co-Founder Catherine Tucker (Reddit username: NH_Surrogacy, AMA link: https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/7o49aq/iama_surrogacy_attorney_ama/).
We often get asked about whether a history of gestational diabetes will disqualify a surrogate candidate? Remember, it’s all about a healthy pregnancy, a healthy surrogate, a healthy baby. The good news is that you can become a surrogate with a history of easily managed gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes happens when your body is unable […]
If I had a nickel for every time I heard a surrogate say “I’ll just hope it won’t happen to me”. . . I’m a surrogacy lawyer so my mantra is “hope for the best but plan for the worst”. Pregnancy can be an amazing, wonderful, fun experience (and that’s how we want it to […]
Whether to invite the intended parents into the delivery room for a surrogate birth is a very personal decision. The bottom line is that it’s up to the person giving birth (the surrogate!) to make this decision. Most (but not all) intended parents want to be present during the birth. Their child’s birth is an […]
Yes, we do accept candidates who have had prior abortions (pregnancy terminations). Here are some things you should know: You will need to sign a HIPAA waiver so we can obtain your medical records related to the procedure. As with all medical records, we take your privacy seriously and we will only disclose the information […]