Surrogate Parenting


Things to Consider When You’re Single and Want a Baby

Are you ready to be a single mother? These suggestions are inspired by one of my Blossom readers. “I want a baby so badly,” Lisa says. “But I’m single. What do I do?” In Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide, Mikki Morrissette addresses the most common questions and concerns of women who want to have a baby but are […]


How Sperm Donation for Artificial Insemination Works 3

If you’re thinking about sperm donation and artificial information, you should learn what a sperm donor does! This info is from a terrific book called A Baby at Last! The Couple’s Complete Guide to Getting Pregnant – From Cutting-Edge Treatments to Commonsense Wisdom. “The frequency of artificial insemination of donor sperm has changed dramatically, thanks to the introduction of ICSI (intrauterine […]


Not Getting Pregnant? Understand the Emotional Issues of Infertility 2

Not getting pregnant brings up different emotional issues of infertility for men and women. Here, a fertility specialist discusses how men and women process infertility issues differently, and offers tips for dealing with the “trying to conceive” process. First, here are a few emotions that not getting pregnant often triggers: “When you can’t get pregnant, you swim in a mix of […]


Surrogate Mothers and Parents – Tips for Surrogacy Parenthood

Infertile couples may find surrogacy parenthood is the best way to conceive a baby. These tips for surrogate mothers and parents (usually couples coping with infertility) are from a woman with a great deal of experience as a surrogate mom… Before the tips, a quip about raising kids: “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother,” said Oprah […]


How to Find a Fertility Specialist or Infertility Doctor 2

If you can’t get pregnant, you may want to start researching how to find the best fertility specialist or infertility doctor in your area. These tips will help if you’re looking for a new fertility doctor because you’re disappointed with the specialist you’ve already tried, or if you’re brand new to the infertility roller coaster and are wondering if you’ll ever get pregnant. “You’ve been trying […]


Surrogate Parenting – The Male Perspective

If you’re considering surrogate parenting, knowing the male perspective might help! Most experiences with surrogacy – when one woman gives birth to a child for a woman who can’t have children – focus on the women’s perspective. Here’s the man’s perspective of surrogate parenting…  “The male role in surrogacy is often ignored,” says Robin von Halle, president of Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR), a […]