Surrogacy 101 Articles
Surrogacy is a complex medical and legal process, as well as a social and emotional one. In its modern form, it is a relatively new practice — and one that is often misunderstood.
Whether you’re new to surrogacy as a hopeful parent, a prospective surrogate, or someone else who is interested in learning more about the various ways a family can be built, searching for the basic surrogacy information you need can be overwhelming.
The articles below provide a basic introduction to surrogacy, from its fascinating history and varied definitions to its many benefits and the various forms it can take.
Where is surrogacy legal, and is it easy to do where you live? American Surrogacy can help you understand the legal issues of surrogacy in your state.
Looking for a surrogacy definition? American Surrogacy explains what different surrogacy definitions mean and why they’re important to know.
What does surrogacy mean? The answer is different to different people, but for many, surrogacy means a life-changing way of creating a family.
How long has surrogacy been around? Well, the history of surrogacy is probably a lot longer than you think. American Surrogacy explains it for you here.
When you start your surrogacy journey, one of the first things you need to do is decide between the different types of surrogacy. American Surrogacy can help.
Interested in the pros of surrogacy? Whether you’re an intended parent or prospective surrogate, here are some benefits of surrogacy you need to know.
Just as adoption began lifting its veil of secrecy in the 1970s, it is now time for surrogacy to similarly move away from anonymity and toward identity preservation in donor-conceived children.
American Surrogacy has proudly formed partnerships with various ARTs attorneys and social workers across the country, all of whom are experts in the field and share our same child-focused approach to surrogacy.
What is Surrogacy?
Surrogacy is a collaborative pregnancy between intended parents and a surrogate, who becomes pregnant through an embryo transfer. Once the baby is born, the intended parents assume all legal parental rights, and the surrogate is compensated.