Understanding The Success Rates of Surrogacy

More and more families are being built through surrogacy. But how successful is surrogacy for families looking for an alternative to conceiving a child of their own ? It isn't as simple as looking at the raw data for surrogacy statistics. It takes more than that to understand surrogacy success rates and the vast amount of statistics that are being reported. Here is a closer look at some common issues with this data and the resources used to gather this information.

2020-05-15T11:31:36-07:00May 15th, 2020|Intended Parents|

Creating a Surrogacy Birth Plan

When you are expecting a baby, it can be overwhelmingly exciting. So much so that planning out the details of how the baby arrives is sometimes glossed over. However, the details are important during birth with the use of a surrogate. There needs to be consideration for the desires [...]

2020-05-09T13:14:36-07:00May 9th, 2020|Intended Parents, Surrogates|

Top 5 Birthing Centers in San Diego

Every mother in labor that lives in San Diego needs the right assistance and support as she prepares to give birth. That being said, finding the right birthing centers can be extremely challenging, and that’s why we are here to help. We compiled a quick list with some of the most reputable birthing centers in San Diego, so check them out right away!

2019-08-30T10:30:47-07:00August 28th, 2019|Intended Parents|

What is a Pre-Birth Order?

If you are thinking about becoming a surrogate mother or using gestational surrogacy to have a child, then you should always begin the process with thorough research. You want to ensure that you are choosing the right option. You may come across the term “pre-birth order” during this research, [...]

2019-06-22T06:44:28-07:00June 7th, 2019|Intended Parents, Surrogacy Law|

What Is Involved in the Surrogate Medical Screening?

Part of the process of becoming a surrogate mother is the medical screening. Below you will find an outline of the procedures involved in the process, including all tests required. Before being accepted into a surrogacy program, you will need to go through a specific set of medical procedures. [...]

2019-02-23T07:16:58-07:00February 2nd, 2019|Surrogates|

How Much Do Surrogates Get Paid in California?

Due to favorable surrogacy laws, California is the number one state for national and international intended parents to start their surrogacy journey. Because of high demand for women in California to carry a child for someone, surrogates are being generously compensated for their time, effort and dedication. Choosing to [...]

2019-06-22T06:30:05-07:00January 9th, 2019|Surrogates|

How Does A Surrogate Mother Become Pregnant?

A surrogate mother becomes pregnant through the process of in-vitro fertilization or IVF. IVF has been in use since the late 1970s, and it’s a very safe process for getting a surrogate mother pregnant. The process begins with harvesting eggs from the intended mother or an egg donor. After [...]

2018-11-10T03:58:57-07:00October 1st, 2018|Surrogacy, Surrogates|

10 Common Questions About Egg Donation

Egg donation still causes uncertainty, both in donors and in recipients. Regardless, in recent years, the number of egg donors is increasing, giving hope to couples who can't conceive on their own. The Journal of American Medical Association recently published encouraging statistics. During the first decade of the 21st [...]

2018-10-02T08:46:21-07:00September 30th, 2018|Egg Donation, Egg Donors|

5 Compelling Documentaries About Surrogacy

Here are 5 movies about surrogate mothers and their experiences: 1. Google Baby (2009) This documentary by Zippi Brand Frank shows the details of the fertility industry in the age of globalization across three continents. The documentary Google Baby features an Israeli entrepreneur, Doron, who has turned creating families [...]

2019-02-23T07:09:56-07:00September 28th, 2018|Intended Parents, Surrogacy|

Pros and Cons of Egg Donation

Children are a beautiful miracle. Sadly, not everyone is able to enjoy the wonders of parenthood. That’s why egg donation is the best possible gift that any struggling couple can receive. It’s an act of compassion and kindness that is both rewarding and fulfilling. Before a woman can go [...]

2019-02-23T07:02:36-07:00September 14th, 2018|Egg Donation, Egg Donors|

The Pros and Cons of Being a Surrogate Mother

For most surrogates, the opportunity of giving life for another family is the most beautiful thing imaginable. Understandably, most women want to weigh down the pros and cons of becoming a surrogate mother before taking on this journey. While most surrogates look back at their experience of carrying for [...]

2019-02-23T06:56:22-07:00August 22nd, 2018|Surrogates|

San Diego Ranked Top Destination for LGBT Families

San Diego is among the best cities in the United States for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to live, work and start a family. The Municipal Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign assesses LGBT equality in 506 cities, and San Diego received a perfect score of 100. [...]

2019-02-23T06:54:57-07:00August 19th, 2018|News|

9 Reasons Why You Would Make a Great Surrogate

Have you felt a bigger calling in your life, but you aren’t sure how to act on it? Surrogacy may be what you’ve been waiting for. The gift of life is arguably the greatest gift you can give, especially to a well-deserving couple who can’t have children themselves. This [...]

2018-08-05T11:23:27-07:00July 1st, 2018|Surrogates|

9 Celebrity Role Models for Surrogacy

Although surrogacy has become a much more accepted concept in our society, it didn’t use to be. Surrogacy has always had its fair share of naysayers and social stigma attached to it, but thanks to the thousands of parents who are spreading the benefits and joy of surrogacy [...]

2019-02-23T06:49:30-07:00June 23rd, 2018|Surrogacy|

7 Reasons Why Women Become Surrogates

The selfless act of carrying and birthing a child for a couple who can’t experience it themselves is something extraordinary. For many women struggling with infertility, surrogacy is often their last opportunity to raise a child from birth. For surrogates, the choice to carry a child for someone [...]

2019-02-23T06:47:34-07:00June 10th, 2018|Surrogates|

10 Reasons Why You Should Become a Surrogate

There are numerous reasons why women choose to become a surrogate mother. If you’re considering becoming a surrogate then the chances are that you’ve already written down a list of pros and cons, but we’re going to help you expand on that list by providing some further benefits of [...]

2018-01-07T18:20:01-07:00January 7th, 2018|Surrogates|

Q&A: Becoming a Surrogate

In this video, Monica Buehler - Agency Director of Family Tree Surrogacy Center - will give answers to some of the most common questions asked by women who previously completed their journey as a surrogate. What is a surrogate? Okay, so a surrogate is a woman that carries [...]

2018-08-05T11:38:17-07:00December 8th, 2017|Surrogates|

How to Apply to Be a Surrogate Mother

Applying to become a surrogate mother with Family Tree Surrogacy Center is easy. Using our online surrogate application form you can find out if you qualify by answering just a couple of questions. Completing our full application takes minutes and once your application has been approved you will be [...]

2017-11-09T09:26:04-07:00November 9th, 2017|Surrogates|

California Surrogacy Laws

When it comes to surrogacy, California can definitely be considered as the most favourable state from a legal perspective. If you are planning on becoming a parent through surrogacy, it’s important to have a good understanding of the different surrogacy laws in California. California Assembly Bill 1217 Surrogacy This [...]

2017-10-27T04:46:15-07:00October 27th, 2017|Surrogacy Law|

Who Can Be a Surrogate Mother?

Being a surrogate mother is not only a serious commitment and responsibility but also an extremely rewarding experience. By agreeing to become a surrogate mother, you will be devoting your time, your energy and your body to help deliver the gift of life to a family less fortunate. Our [...]

2019-02-23T06:29:59-07:00September 25th, 2017|Surrogates|

What Surrogates Say About Us

There’s no question that choosing to become a surrogate is a heroic and selfless act. Here at Family Tree Surrogacy Center we’re extremely grateful to work with amazing women who choose to do something extraordinary for families in need. Here are some of their stories and experiences: Family [...]

2019-02-23T06:28:05-07:00September 20th, 2017|Surrogates|

Family Tree Surrogacy Center, Leading Surrogacy Agency in San Diego, California, Moves to a New Address

Family Tree Surrogacy Center, LLC is based in San Diego, California, where they help people who want to start a new family through surrogacy. Catering to both domestic as well as international clients, their new office will further the agency’s mission of facilitating superior matches for intended parents, surrogates and egg donors.

2019-08-17T03:12:42-07:00August 17th, 2017|News|