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…Read More
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.Read More
Learn what kinds of parents-to-be need a gestational carrier (or a surrogate).Read More
Gestational carriers are healthy, enjoy being pregnant, want to help others. Read more for specific health and wellness requirements.Read More
This month, Jill and Matt are celebrating their daughter’s first birthday AND Mother’s Day!Read More
The rewards of surrogacy are great. However, carrying a pregnancy for someone else comes with serious responsibility as well.Read More
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.Read More
Mike is a Forward Fertility client whose story was featured on GaysWithKids.com. That story came out before his daughter was born in February and was an honest depiction of the struggles he went through to start a family – even though it meant the prospect of being a single dad.Read More
Join Forward Fertility for a free, public information session about how to become a gestational surrogate.
How Surrogacy Works – Madison
Saturday, September 15, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Happy Bambino pregnancy & early childhood resource center and retail store
4116 Monona Dr.