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Matched but Not Pregnant: How to maintain your match in a COVID-19 world.

March 24, 2020

Questions matched parents-to-be and gestational carriers should be asking to stay safe and sane during the coronavirus outbreak.

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How pregnant women are staying healthy during the coronavirus outbreak

March 20, 2020

At Forward Fertility, we’ve been able to help women have healthy pregnancies and safe deliveries since we were founded in 2013. While the outbreak of the coronavirus is a deep cause for concern for us and our clients, there is some preliminary good news about how pregnant women are taking steps to stay healthy and safe.

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Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts on Delivery Day

February 14, 2020

These are the top 10 do’s and don’ts we’ve heard from previous Forward Fertility matches about the hospital and delivery experience.

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Jill talks about how being a gestational carrier changed her life. Twice.

December 29, 2019

It’s obvious how surrogacy has changed the lives of my intended parents, but someone asked me this week how surrogacy has changed me. Short answer – I’ve learned to be more empathetic. More aware. More sensitive. I learned that people are sometimes a product of their situations and things they cannot control. The experience has taught me that I cannot control everything either. I learned that sometimes the journey isn’t always what I think it’s going to be, but that doesn’t make it bad or wrong. My kids have learned that making families isn’t always just as easy as “getting…

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Top Three Questions from Women Interested in Being a Gestational Carrier

July 10, 2019

When Forward Fertility founder and nurse practitioner Christie Olsen meets with women to talk about what it’s like to be a gestational carrier for another family, she gets lots of great questions about surrogacy. Here are the top three from a recent information session.

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What type of families might need a gestational carrier?

June 4, 2019

Learn what kinds of parents-to-be need a gestational carrier (or a surrogate).

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Who should apply to be a gestational carrier with Forward Fertility?

May 22, 2019

Gestational carriers are healthy, enjoy being pregnant, want to help others. Read more for specific health and wellness requirements.

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Jill and Matt’s update – celebrating Mother’s Day and parenthood in many forms

May 16, 2019

This month, Jill and Matt are celebrating their daughter’s first birthday AND Mother’s Day!

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What motivates a woman to become a gestational carrier?

May 8, 2019

The rewards of surrogacy are great. However, carrying a pregnancy for someone else comes with serious responsibility as well.

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Being a gestational carrier: is surrogacy right for me?

April 12, 2019

If you enjoy being pregnant and are healthy, being a surrogate for a couple who could not otherwise have a baby is likely to be a deeply rewarding experience for you.

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