The moment you understand that you will need the help of surrogacy to create the family you wish, so much can be scary and emotional. And when you start looking for information about surrogacy, you will realize that there are so many resources out there that it is natural to feel overwhelmed. Going through this by yourself can feel lonely at times, and that is normal. For this reason, we have decided to help you by researching the best surrogacy blogs and creating a list of the top ten surrogacy blogs for 2019!
These blogs were nominated by our readers, preselected based on content quality and how often they are updated, and finally ranked by your more than 3,000 votes in our contest, The Top Surrogacy Blog Awards 2019. We want to thank all of you for your participation in the process, from the initial nominations to the vote.
Before announcing the top 10 surrogacy blogs, remember that education is fundamental when pursuing surrogacy; the more you know, the better prepared you will be for what lies ahead. Research, read, learn, and ask!
And now, the ultimate list of top ten surrogacy blogs!
1- Circle Surrogacy
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.
2- 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. WSS operates under the true belief that every successful surrogacy journey starts with the right match, and on its blog, you will find information about assisted reproduction, the ins and outs of the surrogacy journey from the experts, and emotional surrogacy stories.
3- Colorado Surrogacy
Ellen Trachman and Jennifer White are the founders of Colorado Surrogacy. They help intended parents—couples or singles, straight or gay—who wish to start a family.
Colorado Surrogacy’s blog, Heartbeat, is a great resource for all things related to gestational surrogacy, from embryo transfer day superstitions to crazy clauses in surrogacy contracts and stories of families happily conceived through surrogacy.
4- New Beginnings Surrogacy Services
New Beginnings Surrogacy Services is a small, intimate surrogacy agency co-founded by Jane Groenendaal. At New Beginnings, the staff works closely with surrogate mothers and intended parents, keeping the interactions personal. On its blog, you can learn about surrogacy from its certified physicians’ board and other industry experts.
5- Surrogacy UK
Surrogacy UK was founded in 2002 by a group of surrogates who believed that successful journeys for both surrogates and intended parents were based on trust, respect, integrity, community, and friendship. After 15 years, Surrogacy UK has grown into a professional non-profit organization run by a board of trustees and supported by an advisory board, staff, and a bank of volunteers. Its mission is to create, complete, and support families through ethical surrogacy.
You can get the full picture of surrogacy in the United Kingdom from this blog.
6- Newborn Advantage Surrogacy
Mindy Berkson founded Newborn Advantage Surrogacy to help IP’s not only start their families but also provide their newborns an advantage at birth and in life.
If you are considering beginning your surrogacy journey, this blog is the right place to find surrogacy and third-party reproduction information, education, and support.
7- Surrogacy 101
Sharon is the founder of LaMothe Surrogacy Consulting and is a third-party family-building educator with over 20 years of experience. She is a married mother of two and a retired gestational surrogate of two sets of twins.
Sharon’s blog is the place to find the latest information about surrogacy, including news, testimonials from other surrogates, and more.
8- Simple Surrogacy
Kristen Hanson and Stephanie Scott are the co-owners of Simple Surrogacy and Simple Donations in Dallas, Texas. Their goal is to assist couples and individuals who desire to build a family through third-party assisted reproduction. The bottom line at Simple Surrogacy is creating a life and a family—everything else becomes secondary.
For those looking for information about the fascinating world of surrogacy, this is a great place to find it!
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.
10- Donor Concierge, Our Misconception and Australian Surrogacy
In tenth place, we have a three-way tie!
Gail Sexton 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
Candace and Chris Wohl created Our Misconception to share their stories and misconceptions about infertility from both a man’s and woman’s perspective to help other couples on their journey towards parenthood. This is a blog about surrogacy, infertility, and beyond—misadventures through marriage, surrogacy, and parenting.
Stephen Page, one of Australia’s leading surrogacy lawyers, is the founder of Australian Surrogacy and Adoption Blog. Stephen’s blog wants to be the go-to source for trusted surrogacy information in Australia. You will find general surrogacy information, news, and more.
Congrats to the winners of our Top Ten Surrogacy Blogs contest, and thanks to everyone who helped create this list!
We will be sending the winners a special tag for you to proudly show in your blog!