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I sit here and write, as I am unsure of how to start. Some weeks are good, and some are not. And this week was not, at least on a personal level. So it started where I had a little bit of bleeding. It started after a super stressful day, but bleeding is never something to take lightly within pregnancy. It ended up stopping, and I was advised that if it were to happen again,

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Hello, my name is Angie and I am the Senior Admission Specialist with CFC. I have been working with our company for over 3.5 years now and been apart of the Surrogacy community for over 7 years. I am no stranger when it comes to creating a great relationship with your Intended Parents. As Surrogates we invest a lot into their relationship with our intended parents: time, energy, trust and sacrifice. The intended parent-surrogate relationship

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I feel as though throughout this blog I should tackle different topics, coming from a surrogates point of view. Rather than a printed article, which normally is written by someone who has not gone through what we do. So let’s start right from the beginning. Why choose to be a surrogate? I decided to bring this to the women within my company, because I believe it is important to not just talk about me, but

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Sometimes beginning conversations can be difficult, but the smallest things can be conversation starters. Send your surrogate a picture of what you are doing, even the simplest things like what show you are watching is a way to start a conversation. Send her pictures of what you are eating, maybe that will spark up a conversation of what her pregnancy cravings are, what she dislikes and likes. These are great ways to develop a relationship

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I guess as the first post, this should be more of an introduction than anything else, right? For those who follow CFC, be it intended parents or surrogates, you probably saw a lot of my first journey in 2015-2016 as my parents were VERY public. But for those who are new. Let me start by telling you a little about me. My name is Jess, I am 26 (which I realize is young on some

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In this day and age of message boards, Facebook, Twitter and text messages, support can be found just about everywhere! It helps to know what everyone is talking about and more importantly how to communicate. Where to go for online support Online infertility support groups are available as email lists, newsgroups, chat rooms, blogs and social networking sites. Here is a list of some of the more popular sites: Pink Pad, a free menstrual and

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07 November

Life is Good!

This morning was a morning like any other, I woke up, got the babies up, as my 13 year old was making her Breakfast, when I was stopped in my tracks. It was an Ah ha moment for sure. I have always been so proud to be a Mom, and Loved my girls endlessly, but in this moment I realized, WOW, there are other people in this world, that are feeling this very thing, and

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Egg Donation is such a beautiful gift. Without the empathy and generosity of egg donors, thousands of couples and individuals would be unable to become parents. Egg donors provide those who are unable to conceive on their own, as well as same-sex male couples, with a much needed egg that will help them have a baby. Myths and Misconceptions about egg donation Even though egg donation is becoming more common and educational resources about the

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As mothers, surrogates typically take care of everyone else first. Making sure everyone is fed, happy and not in need of anything. So when we tell them to take a few days to just let us care for them. It can be hard to fathom, and hard to just release and enjoy. Sacred Surrogacy | Honouring As I tidied up from meals or cleaned up our activities, every surrogate is quick to offer a hand,

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There is this moment, a moment where time seems to freeze. The moment as a Surrogate gives one last push or slice. The moment where every needle, every fear, every bit of excitement, every roller coaster emotion makes it all worth it. SurrogacyI’ve had the pleasure of attending many births of Surrogates and each moment is the same. As I hold the surrogates hand and the baby slides out, I always gaze over to the

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