An infant smiles while being buckled into a car seat by a parent's hands

Forward Fertility works with domestic parents-to-be. About half of our clients are from the East or West Coasts and the majority of our carriers live in Wisconsin. In a global pandemic, when flying is perhaps not the safest, once your baby is born (in Wisconsin), how the heck does one get home? Before COVID, about…

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Photo of Amy Osgood

Amy Osgood has been working as a coordinator at Forward Fertility since September 2018.  Her warm smile, kind eyes, knowledge of the health care system, desire to help others, and kindness are what stood out at the beginning. Who knew all of that came with a great sense of humor, a passion for photography, and…

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Photo of Jessica who is pregnant, smiling and ready for delivery day.

We talked to Stephanie and Jessica, two Forward Fertility gestational carriers, about their experience delivering a baby for intended parents during the COVID-19 crisis. They had lots to say about what went well and shared some pearls of wisdom for other carriers to get what they need while navigating changing hospital policies.  This blog post…

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Image of Christie Olsen, Forward Fertility

Medical advancements have given parents-to-be more options, including partnering with gestational carriers. When medical professionals get questions from patients about their options for helping other families have a child, having a knowledgeable, available, and supportive agency involved ‘outside of the OB office’ can ease the process for the gestational carrier, the parents, and for doctors.

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