Starting your surrogacy journey in order to build the family you always dreamed of is not an easy process, there are a lot of emotions, questions and fears involved. How to start? Where to do it? How much surrogacy costs? Surrogacy agency or independent journey?
The first step is always doing your research but there are so many resources out there that it is natural to feel overwhelmed. For this reason, we have decided to put together a list with the best surrogacy blogs and a special selection with the Top Ten Surrogacy Blogs of 2020!
As you may remember from previous years, these blogs were nominated by our readers, preselected based on content quality and how often they are updated, and finally ranked by your votes.
Before announcing the top 10 surrogacy blogs, remember that the more you know and research, the better prepared you will be for your surrogacy journey. Research, read, learn, and ask!
And now, the ultimate list of top ten surrogacy blogs!
1- Growing Generations
Growing Generations is an agency committed to building families through egg donation and surrogacy. With offices in Los Angeles, New York and Wheeling, they started mainly working with the gay community and expanded to all kind of families having helped bring to the world 1900 babies in 2020. With a multilingual site, their blog includes surrogacy related news and articles, egg donation resources, surrogate stories and more.
2- Physician’s Surrogacy
“Not just an agency”, Physician’s Surrogacy is a physician-managed surrogacy agency. Whether you are an intended parent or a surrogate they will be with you throughout the whole journey. With weekly updates, the articles include information about IVF, egg donation and surrogacy processes, tips for IP’s and surrogates, etc.
3- Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists
Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists (WSS) was founded by Victoria T. Ferrara to help intended parents of every race, gender, and sexual orientation build their families through gestational surrogacy. She is supported by a large team with over a decade of experience helping gay and straight couples, as well as singles build their families through surrogacy. WSS’s blog is updated around once a month with resources for parents and parents to be, surrogacy success stories and more.
4- IVF Conceptions
IVF Conceptions offers professional surrogacy consultancy services, also including IVF and egg donation services. They are a network of fertility clinics, egg donation and surrogacy agencies in more than eight countries. Their blog is updated at least once a week and includes FAQs, surrogacy tips, infertility information, surrogacy resources for many countries and much more.
5- Surrogate First
Surrogate First’s blog includes interesting parenting resources, information for surrogates and intended parents, legal information and more. This surrogacy agency was formed by a group of intended parents and experienced surrogates who truly understand the needs, hopes and fears of both sides. They have offices in LA, Las Vegas and Salem and the offer guidance with compassion and expertise.
6- Circle Surrogacy
Circle Surrogacy’s blog is updated weekly and is divided into two sections “Surrogacy” and “Egg donation”. Here you will find information about assisted reproduction, the ins and outs of the surrogacy journey from the experts, and emotional surrogacy stories.John Weltman, the founder of Circle Surrogacy, is a lawyer and gay dad of two children through surrogacy. Circle Surrogacy was founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to be a parent. Its mission is to go above and beyond to help grow families around the world by connecting, guiding, and supporting intended parents, surrogates, and egg donors through one of life’s most extraordinary journeys.
7- All Families Surrogacy
All Families Surrogacy blog offers inspiring gestational surrogacy stories and helpful articles for your journey with new posts every two weeks. They also include team member spotlight posts where you can get to know better the team. At AFS they believe that surrogacy should be a mutual joyful experience between surrogates and IP’s and they support all kind of families, cultivating honesty and transparency.
8- Healing Infertility
Amira Posner is the author of this journal. Experiencing infertility first hand was the catalyst for her site and blog. Being a therapist and social worker and working with individuals and couples suffering from infertility, Amira shares insights on how to deal with infertility, support resources and more
9- Two Daddies UK
Michael and Wes are two passionate dads and the founders of Two Daddies UK. Over the last two and a half years, they’ve been advocating within the UK surrogacy and intended-parenting arena. They want to help normalize same-sex families in the UK and globally by supporting other intended parents and sharing positive, relevant content, helpful resources, and news through their blog.
In tenth place, we have a two-way tie!
10- The Surrogacy Law Center and
With many categories that include surrogacy, fertility, LGTB, egg donation and assisted reproduction, The Surrogacy Law Center’s blog offers articles about the legal side of everything related to fertility and assisted reproduction.
Founded by Stephanie Caballero, The Surrogacy Law Center is dedicated to helping people start a family through egg donation and surrogacy no matter where in the world they are located.
Gail Sexton Anderson founded Donor Concierge in 2006 to offer intended parents a greater choice when searching for an egg donor or surrogate. Donors Concierge’s blog is dedicated to helping you through the surrogacy process. You will find tips on finding the perfect surrogate and read about the latest fertility news
Congrats to all the winners of our “Top Ten Surrogacy Blogs 2020” contest and thank you everyone who helped create this list!