Connecting NWSC families to one another

October 16, 2018 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
In September, I had the absolute pleasure of meeting some of the wonderful Washington families who are working with NWSC. They were in all stages of the process – some […]

Seattle, here we come! Northwest Surrogacy Center’s new Washington office opens July 1, 2018.

June 27, 2018 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
Surrogacy in Washington
 Seattle, here we come! Oh, Washington! You’ve been waiting so patiently, just to the north of us, just across the river, for so long.  With your gorgeous views, healthy lifestyles […]

Ever played “Pin the Embryo in the Uterus” before? Surrogate Baby Showers!

May 3, 2018 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
Surrogacy Baby Showers
Ever played “Pin the Embryo in the Uterus” before? Yes? Then you’ve attended a surrogate baby shower! As someone who is very involved in the surrogate community, and as a […]

Talking about my surrogacy and gauging reactions

April 10, 2018 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
Surrogacy True Stories
How much to tell people about my surrogacy: I’m learning to gauge initial reactions. “Oh wow, that’s great! What clinic are you using?” David asked me. This is not the […]

Gender reveal time!

July 20, 2017 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
Watching my family and friends try to share my surrogacy excitement. “I’m home!” I announced breathlessly. Aaron, my husband, was at the kitchen table immersed in his cell phone. He […]

The finances of being a surrogate – No, it’s not just “easy money”.

September 22, 2016 // mchally // No Comments
There used to just be one time of the month when I was excited to check the mail – the delivery of my Bon Appetit magazine. Now there is something […]

Ridiculously crying at a restaurant because the cornbread was sold out: This pregnancy is in full swing!

September 14, 2016 // mchally // No Comments
“I’m sorry, but Dr. Ackerman is fully booked for September deliveries and is not taking any more patients. Let me see what other doctors are available for a fall delivery.” […]

Blog #16: Making friends in the waiting room and confirmation of pregnancy via ultrasound!

August 3, 2016 // mchally // No Comments
Today was the day – the ultrasound to confirm the pregnancy and hear the heartbeat of sweet Sven, my surrobabe! Absentmindedly flipping through an old issue of People Magazine, I […]

Meet the NWSC team: Mariah Swan, Surrogate Coordinator

June 27, 2016 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
Mariah Swan is a Surrogate Coordinator at our office in San Francisco, CA. She is an integral part of the NWSC team and we caught up with her in between […]

Blog 15: The very true story of my friends naming my Surrobabe

June 22, 2016 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
The warm, dark coffee was delicious on the snowy January morning. I pretended it actually contained caffeine – placebo effect! –  as brunch at my friend Sun’s house got underway. […]
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