Choosing an Egg Donor

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Choosing an egg donor may be one of the most difficult, but exciting choices that you ever make. With so many different factors to consider during the donor selection process, it is important to think about which qualities are most important to you. After 10 Years of working with Intended parents, and their Donors,we’ve put together our best advice to help you begin the donor search process.   Anonymous vs. Known Egg Donor   One …

Why I Became A Surrogate

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This was my family’s way of giving back! We finished our family with our adoption of our youngest and wanted someone to be able to start or finish their family.- T  I chose to become a surrogate because I know how it feels to desperately want to have children and not be able to have them without someone else’s help. We learned that my husband is completely sterile in 2006 and if it wasn’t for …

From The Desk Of Leia Swanberg: Your Team is Our Team!

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I wanted to take a moment to thank all of the outside service providers that we work with. Throughout your journey it will be vital for success that we are remaining close with your doctor, lawyer and other people within your team.  This way we will be able to best advocate for your needs, and the needs of your Surrogate!  When issues arise between any of these parties; including CFC, we will work quickly to come …

Why Receipts Are Important

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Receipts are a huge part of your Surrogacy journey. Making sure to keep tidy and clean records of spending can ensure safety with the reimbursement process for both you and your Intended Parents. In Canada, surrogacy is completely altruistic, which means Surrogates are not compensated anyway for their participation. They are simply reimbursed for pregnancy related expenses, as defined in a legal contract. CFC has a full department committed to our clients safety and receipt …

Why I Chose To Be A Surrogate With Jessica Green

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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 …

Lets Get Real with Robyn Da Silva

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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 …

Introducing Our Surrogate Guest Blogger: Jessica Green

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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 …

Canadian Fertility Consultants – How Does Infertility Impact Finances?

Canadian fertility Consultants – One in six Canadian couples experience infertility, according to the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society. And for many, it’s a surprise, so they don’t have much time to find the cash. “If there are no funds from savings, the only alternative is to borrow,” says Kathryn Jankowski, a vice president at T.E. Wealth in Toronto. If couples’ family members aren’t willing to lend money, steer clients toward shorter-term, less expensive loans …

How Does Infertility Impact Finances?

One in six Canadian couples experience infertility, according to the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society. And for many, it’s a surprise, so they don’t have much time to find the cash. “If there are no funds from savings, the only alternative is to borrow,” says Kathryn Jankowski, a vice president at T.E. Wealth in Toronto. If couples’ family members aren’t willing to lend money, steer clients toward shorter-term, less expensive loans such as mortgage renewals. …

Canadian Fertility Consultants – Surrogacy Dictionary

Canadian Fertility Consultants- When Potential Surrogates and Intended parents come to CFC, they are often met by other Surrogates and Intended Parents who appear to be speaking a different language.  Here at CFC,  we have put together a Dictionary for our new clients, to ensure that they don’t miss out on the terms that may be important to them during their journey.  If at any point, your clinic asks you when your LMP was, and …