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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After becoming a Mama for the second time I realized that I wanted to share this amazing love with others. I wanted to be able to give someone that awestruck moment when you see your child for the first time. My children have brought so much joy, knowledge and love into my life that I questioned if there was a need for Surrogacy. I quickly discovered that the need was huge…now how to navigate through, get

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I came across an interesting surrogacy article this afternoon, please see link below, which talks about a mother who is pregnant, and currently her surrogate is also pregnant. What I love about this story, is I know three surrogate friends who have had similar journeys. I loved watching one of these girls locally go through her journey, and hearing how her intended mother was faring back home. It added a whole new dimension to her

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When I was a surrogate, carrying a child for intended parents, I seemed to be more in tune with what I was putting into my body and how I was looking after myself. Don’t get me wrong, my own two pregnancies were healthy and I took care of myself, but surrogacy brings a different spin to it all. I have been asked to put together a “TOP 5 WELLNESS TIPS” by fellow surrogates, and wanted

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We would like to help support The Generations of Hope Fertility Assistance Fund in the petition to help fund IVF. Please read a bit about them below, visit their site and help support IVF! The Generations of Hope Fertility Assistance Fund was conceived in 2005 as an initiative of the Regional Fertility Program, Calgary. The primary objective of the Fund is to help patients of the Regional fertility program in Calgary who wish to conceive

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STILL is a documentary film project committed to breaking the silence about pregnancy loss and infant death. We came across their facebook page recently and wanted to get this out to as many men as possible. Please forward the information to anyone you know who can benefit from this project and event… To all the Dads out there, especially those of you who are dreading Father’s Day this weekend, we send you all our love

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When Canadian Fertility Consultants works with traditional married couples, or men in same sex relationships, our advice for conception is the same.  Often, after a minimum of one year of Trying To Conceive (TTC), through traditional methods, or those considering gestational surrogacy/donor egg and IVF, couples contact us to discuss their options.  Often, men are under the assumption that starting a family when it’s time will happen without any problems. After all, the mechanics of

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When Canadian Fertility Consultants works with traditional married couples, or men in same sex relationships, our advice for conception is the same.  Often, after a minimum of one year of Trying To Conceive (TTC), through traditional methods, or those considering gestational surrogacy/donor egg and IVF, couples contact us to discuss their options.  Often, men are under the assumption that starting a family when it’s time will happen without any problems. After all, the mechanics of

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