The Babble Out’s Pregnancy Food Guide

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We love this article on what to eat, what to avoid during pregnancy. Take a look at the full original post here: The Babble Out Which Foods To Eat And Avoid During Pregnancy? When you’re pregnant, it can seem like advice comes at you from every direction. From advice on vitamins and supplements to diet, the amount of information can be overwhelming, especially for a first-time mother. But when it comes to diet, you don’t need …

#BirthStoryAlert: CFC Surrogate Shannon

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It was June 28th at 7:30am when we ventured into the Stratford hospital to be induced. I went into the triage room and was placed on the monitor and the Doc came in and inserted the Cervadil, I was 3cm and I started contractions right away, nothing major so we decided to head out to buy some slippers for my IP’s. We were in the store and was doing well and then all of a …

Blog d’introduction des Parents Intentionelles: Marc & Emilie

Aujourd’hui nous sommes le 8 juillet et je viens de réserver un appartement pour préparer notre venue à Toronto pour début août. Vacances estivales? Chutes du Niagara ? Balade dans Distillery District ? Visite de la CN Tower? C’est vrai, nous en profiterons pour faire tout ca. Mais au programme, c’est plutôt prélèvement de mes ovocytes et recueil du sperme de mon mari et surtout… rencontrer Alicia. Ha oui, on a oublié de se présenter. …

Post Birth: The Big Question…….. and it’s long winded answer

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The Big Question…….. and it’s long winded answer #surrogacy101 “Sarah, how are you feeling…..?” Everyone asks, and I can hear the undertones of concern along with the question, as if everyone is thinking it but don’t want to say it out loud……… “How do you feel after carrying the twins and giving them back…” Now, I am not going to lie and say I feel nothing. Clearly hormonally and emotionally I have still given birth …

Choosing an Agency, and Other Stuff with Guest Blogger Jessica Green

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  I’m sorry! I’ve been on a little bit of a hiatus as of late. Trying to brainstorm new ideas as to have things to talk about other than my quite boring and uninteresting life as of late. So here I am, with another topic, and some more about me, cause I finally have updates of sorts. This week topic is about choosing a company. (if that’s something you’re looking into) So in Canada, there …

#EggDonorLife

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Why did you decided to be an egg donor? One day I was going through some news articles when I came across one that was written about a couple who was having fertility issues. I immediately felt compassion for them, and couldn’t imagine what they were going through. I’ve grown up in an extremely large family who are all extremely close to one another. That’s when I began doing more research on the struggles that …

Surrogate Real Talk!

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In our second instalment of our Surrogate Real Talk series we introduce you to Chantelle!   Tell us a little about yourself! I am Chantelle, I’m a mother of two beautiful little girls ages 4 and 5. I am on my second surrogacy journey, and last August I gave birth to a beautiful little girl. I live in Hamilton, and am married to my wonderful husband.   Why did you choose to become a Surrogate? …

Guest Blogger Jessica Green: Medication

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Today has a lovely subject. Medications. Now before I start going into all the wonderful things you may be subject to take during your journey, let me just state, that it will sound like A LOT, but it really isn’t when you get your schedule. It’s a lot easier than it looks. (Coming from the girl who forgot a dose of estrogen last night. Im only 9 weeks and this pregnancy brain is killing me.) …

Surrogate Real Talk!

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In these articles we interviewed several Surrogates in our program, who are currently pregnant! Follow their journeys as they go through their pregnancies and deliveries! Tell us a little about yourself! My name is Bree, I am a first time surrogate, I am married and am a mother of two. I’m 33 years old, and live in Trenton. Almost a year ago I decided to become a surrogate. However, I had considered surrogacy ten years …