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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
End the stigma of infertility by choosing surrogacy
Infertility. It’s a loaded word and stirs a lot of emotions. But chances are, whether you are aware of it or not, you know someone or a couple who wants to get pregnant but is struggling to get or stay pregnant. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 10% of women (6.1 million) in the United States ages 15-44 are in this situation. For men, their infertility accounts for
So here I am. Agency owner, mom to 3 – the two youngest via the same surrogate, and now Intended Mother again.
My husband and I knew we wanted to have one more child. We knew that when we had our egg donor do an extra cycle (straight to freeze) after our surrogate was confirmed pregnant with our daughter. We just didn’t know that this much time would go by between the last child and now. My youngest is nearly 4,