Written by Lauri on December 12, 2019
Despite being lambasted by reproductive rights advocates for her vigorous opposition to abortion, surrogacy and in vitro fertilization and called unqualified, Sarah Pitlyk was appointed by Republicans in the Senate to the U.S. District Court in St. Louis Missouri.
Pitlyk, the latest of President Trump’s nominees to receive a “not qualified” rating from the American Bar Association, has asserted that “the practice of surrogacy has grave effects on society, such as diminished respect for motherhood and the unique mother-child bond.” She
Written by Lauri on November 26, 2019
Two Michigan women are taking on the state of Michigan, which is considered to be the worst state in the nation for those seeking a baby through gestational surrogacy, to make it easier for other families facing infertility.
Cortney Welz and Stephanie Trombley were strangers until they were united by their unique paths to motherhood. Both women are unable to carry babies themselves due to medical conditions. So both women and their husbands decided to turn to gestational surrogates to have
Written by Lauri on November 26, 2019
After welcoming Felix in 2011, actress Elizabeth Banks spoke out about her fertility struggles and how using a surrogate helped give her and her husband a miracle. Banks and her husband have two children through surrogacy, Magnus is 9 and Felix is 8. She’s open about her experience, saying her “broken belly” left the couple with no other options, Banks said that she still feels judgement to this day—even amidst all of the progress our society has made.
“Women’s reproductive issues
Written by Lauri on November 12, 2019
Global In-Vitro Fertilization market expected to reach $36 billion by 2026
When we started Agency for Surrogacy Solutions Inc in 2004 it was a new field with a lot of challenges. Today, surrogacy and IVF are an understood common medical practice and in the U.S., gestational surrogacy has become more common than a traditional surrogate. The result is the global IVF market size is expected to reach $36 billion by 2026.
The two factors that contribute to the market gains are the rise
Written by Lauri on October 28, 2019
In 2002, India legalized surrogacy to promote medical tourism. Today, India is on the verge of banning and criminalizing surrogacy, a move that will effectively make the United States the only option for those looking to hire a surrogate.
India’s stringent bill will ban all forms of surrogacy with the two exceptions for women who agree to carry babies for “altruistic” reasons, meaning no payment or those who carry the baby for a “close relative”. Violators face up to 10 years
Written by Lauri on October 10, 2019
Who Becomes a Surrogate?
The first misconception is that a women who decides to become a surrogate does it solely because of the money or that it’s “easy money”. What has become clear is that having a baby for someone else is about way more than money, it’s about family and love. Surrogacy Solutions Inc, like all reputable agencies, don’t accept women who are only motivated by the money or who are below the poverty line. This is for a few
Written by Lauri on September 19, 2019
Three Year Surrogacy Journey Delivers Twins
New fathers George Arison and Dr. Robert Luo welcomed their twins Luka Arison Luo and Emilia Arison Luo after a long wait and amazing circumstances. The sibling twins arrived in the world nine days and more than 300 miles apart earlier this month. The babies, who share the same biological mother, were birthed by two different surrogate women and share two dads who spent nearly three years bringing them into the world.
The couple knew they
Written by Lauri on September 5, 2019
When Trying to Get Pregnant, Your Diet is Important
Ask any medical professional involved with reproductive issues and they will tell you there are many reasons for infertility.
In the United States, 10% to 15% of couples are infertile. Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year for most couples.
And since it takes two to get pregnant, that increases the mystery. In about one-third of cases, there is an issue
Written by Lauri on August 30, 2019
Agency for Surrogacy Solutions has a great team and we’re proud of how everyone takes this journey with our Intended Parents and Surrogates with love and respect. One of the interesting parts of being a surrogacy agency is we work on doth a deeply personal level and a legal level. A part of what we do is legal and we knew that because we’ll be working so closely with our legal team, we had to hire some one special.
Written by Lauri on August 28, 2019
How to Make the Right Surrogacy Decisions
When you make the decision to hire a surrogate to carry your child, among the many factors you consider is the cost. Of course the majority of the cost goes to a surrogacy agency. So you ask yourself, “Do I go outside the United States?” Do you go to a country with less regulation in the hopes of spending less? All those question should be balanced with the fact that, if you’re American, countries