Is Surrogacy For You? Surrogacy in Canada – Thank you so much for considering surrogacy, as an amazing way to help another person/couple build or grow their family. The information listed below is to help you, as a Surrogate, think about the different situations that may come up, and to help you decide if this will be a healthy decision for you and your family.  *Pregnancy, and getting pregnant can be a long process

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Canadian Fertility Consultants :Thursday, 22 August 2013 – Guest post by Candice Collins Start at the End Life is funny. I dont consider myself a smug person. I try to be positive (although I’m not always sunshine and roses as those close to me can attest to). Generally though, I make the best of things, and can’t tolerate whining. I believe in karma, and the universe sending you back what you put out. I think

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This past weekend Canadian Fertility Consultants had the immense pleasure of hosting a Surrogate Retreat in beautiful Bayfield, Ontario. We had 10 surrogates attend this weekend full of friendship, and fun. We often get asked how we support our surrogates, how can we connect with our surrogates, and how can we impart our pregnancy knowledge. These weekends are all about that!!! We invite all of our surrogates to come, and spend time with other Surrogates,

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Surrogacy: this morning I got a call from a potential client asking if I had any “Altruistic” surrogates, as she continued, I became more and more confused as to what she really meant?? After five or so minutes, I had to interject, and ask her if she fully understood what a Surrogate would go through for her, and what altruistic really meant??  She answered me very puzzled, and said, “Yes, well I think I do……..she’s

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Surrogate mothers – every Sunday we will be posting photos that our Surrogates have sent us, of moments in their journey that were pivotal.  The below picture to most of the world is just a pregnancy test, but to those who are TTC, or the Surrogates who are helping them, it means something quite different.  This small white, plastic stick, symbolizes HOPE!!!  It means that the countless injections, pills, ultrasounds, Dr’s visits, were all worth

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Canadian Fertility Consultants – I approached Angie to write for us on how her surrogacy was made better with her doula at her side. Many surrogates are finding that having a doula involved in their journey is a blessing in disguise and here is Angie’s story as to why. With my first birth I went in thinking I’d have LOTS of support from my mom and partner and that I’d know everything. Well I was

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I approached Angie to write for us on how her surrogacy was made better with her doula at her side. Many surrogates are finding that having a doula involved in their journey is a blessing in disguise and here is Angie’s story as to why. With my first birth I went in thinking I’d have LOTS of support from my mom and partner and that I’d know everything. Well I was sure wrong. My support

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During my surrogacy journey there were discussions that came up over and over again with my fellow Surro Sisters. They revolved around things like our beta doubling time, due dates with IVF, and weight gain/loss, to name a few. Surrogates love calculators and there are a lot of them out there. This week’s ‘Top 5’ is the best of the best calculators that we all kept returning to during our journeys. Any pregnancy can benefit

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/chi-ugc-article-mens-health-month-11-male-infertility-myths-2013-06-10,0,257331.story In this article many of the Infertility Myths, around Male infertility are debunked.  This article is definitely a must-read for men struggling with infertility, or for men who are going to begin to build their families in the coming months, or years. Men’s fertility health is such an important topic, and one that is definitely needs to be spoken about more often.  Our goal at CFC is to bring these topics to light, and

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Forever In My Heart by Isabelle -used with permission I gave you life, but you are not mine Sweet little one, one day you will understand The way you came to be That you came from me I felt your kicks and hiccups for 9 months You felt my heart beating and my voice as I talked That scar on my belly, the one that reminds me of you Is the most perfect because it

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