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A Journey of Compassion: Dawn’s Surrogacy Story

Meet Dawn Wickhorst, a remarkable woman whose journey into surrogacy has touched the lives of many. Dawn’s path to becoming a surrogate was inspired by her early motherhood experiences and her deep empathy for those struggling with infertility. With a background in birth photography and a heart open to giving…

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Pregnancy Care and Surrogacy

It’s official, you are pregnant.  While confirmation of pregnancy is the blessing you have been waiting for, it can also bring up feelings you weren’t expecting. For many intended parents the excitement also comes with anxieties and questions. Lots and lots of questions. For example, what does pregnancy care and surrogacy…
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Healthy Attachment

This post is to answer a question that I frequently receive, and often read about on other blogs, although my answer is often the opposite to others’ answers. As a part of my job, I follow most of the surrogacy blogs, Instagram and TikTok pages to look at trends. I…
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To Become a Surrogate: The Top 5 Things I Had to Overcome

The top 5 things I had to overcome to become a surrogate (in no particular order). The questions I had and their answers. Telling my kids. It terrified me to tell my kids that I had signed up to be a surrogate mother. I worried that they would say “but I want a…
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100 Women: The Surrogate’s Club

BBC World Service Before the article begins, please know that in Canada, surrogates are not paid. If they have the receipts, they can be reimbursed for their expenses related to the pregnancy. Watch the video below to learn more about this surrogate group. “In Canada, surrogacy is altruistic. Women are…
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Budgeting Fertility Costs

We are often asked what the total cost of surrogacy is, or if there’s a guaranteed or fixed price. The short answer is no, but it’s absolutely so much more complex than a simple yes or no answer. So how do you budget fertility? While many fertility clinics have begun…
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