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+00:00October 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+00:00September 30th, 2018|Egg Donation, Egg Donors|

5 Compelling Documentaries About Surrogacy

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 into a business. Doron calls himself “the baby producer” and [...]

2018-09-28T14:24:23+00:00September 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 [...]

2018-09-14T07:55:40+00:00September 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 [...]

2018-08-22T05:51:49+00:00August 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. [...]

2018-08-19T11:41:14+00:00August 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+00:00July 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 [...]

2018-06-24T03:55:30+00:00June 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 [...]

2018-08-05T11:26:30+00:00June 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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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 [...]

2017-10-12T10:46:56+00:00September 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 [...]

2017-12-18T10:05:26+00:00September 20th, 2017|Surrogates|
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