Surrogate Q&A: What if I don’t live close to the fertility clinic?

June 10, 2022 // Carla Spencer // No Comments
Q. What if the parents’ fertility clinic is not close to me? A. That’s really common! Most surrogates will have to travel to the intended parents’ fertility clinic. Q. Where […]

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 […]

Surrogacy Blog Part 7: Time to tell my parents about my epic plans

October 26, 2015 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
My poor fingernails had taken the brunt of my nervousness and chips of the dark grey polish lay littered on my bedspread. So far, mentally preparing to tell my parents […]

Surrogacy Blog Part 6: Whew! The surrogacy screening process.

October 19, 2015 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
“Please be aware that these questions are worded so we’ll know if you’re trying to make yourself sound good and will help us identify any inconsistencies.” That was one of […]

Surrogacy Blog Part 5: Meeting the Intended Parents and Coffee Mishaps.

September 28, 2015 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
Are you kidding me! NOOOOOO!!!!!! It had taken me hours to choose the perfect “meet your potential intended parents” outfit and now hot coffee was streaked down my shirt. I […]

Surrogacy Blog Part 4: Why is there no etiquette guide for introducing your uterus to someone?

September 21, 2015 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
Elation washed over me and I could hardly contain my excitement as I read through the profile. The surrogacy agency matched me with a family and I had to decide […]

Surrogacy Blog Part 3: I get by with a little help from my friends

September 14, 2015 // Carrie Ramoz // No Comments
I’ve been with the same bunco group since 2007. Bunco is a parlor game that involves rolling dice, hanging with friends, maybe winning $20 and absolutely NO skill. Our games […]
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