Category Archives: Surrogacy FAQ

Surrogacy FAQ Index: Everything to know about Sensible Surrogacy

Included in this blog are articles on every aspect of the surrogacy process — from selecting an egg donor to obtaining the child’s passport. To find what you need, just enter the topic in the search form or review the list of questions below.   You can also browse our Surrogacy Guide for detailed step-by-step…
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Why work with the SENSIBLE surrogacy agency?

A Revolutionary Approach to Your Surrogacy Journey Sensible Surrogacy is a new way to pursue Gestational Surrogacy based on transparency, personal involvement, and lower costs. We are changing the way that childless couples complete their families. Sensible Surrogacy is THE expert resource in international surrogacy. Since 2012 we’ve helped dozens of childless couples from 5…
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How do you start the surrogacy process?

Just like a surrogate mother, every Intended Parent needs to qualify before starting a surrogacy journey. Whether in Kiev or California, a reputable clinic will ask you to prove that you are Healthy, Fertile & Safe. Here’s what that means…

Will Surrogacy Children Develop Emotionally Healthy?

According to researcher Susan Golombok, at the Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge, families created through assisted reproduction or surrogacy have no risks for the development of the child, or the emotional functioning of the family. According to the research report: “A growing number of children are being born through the donation of gametes…
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Is Crowdfunding an effective way to cover surrogacy costs?

A new study by the University of Washington has shown that crowd-funding, despite increased popularity, is not a very effective financing option. The study reports that use of Crowdfunding for medical bills is on an increase across the United States, especially in states that did not agree to Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act…
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How long does a Surrogacy process take?

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The surrogacy process typically takes about a year – once you find your surrogate. But surrogate matching is complex, and certain laws can grind the process to a stop. In the U.S. it can takes a few months, but a lot will depend on your location and personal requirements.

Improving Sperm Quality before your IVF Cycle

Improve Sperm Quality

Half of diagnosed infertility is due to poor sperm quality. If you think you have a problem with your sperm quality, here are some simple steps to improve the quality of your swimmers, and the likelihood of pregnancy.

Can I ship my sperm or egg donation to the overseas clinic?

It is possible to ship a frozen sperm sample to our overseas clinics. However most parents find it is much cheaper to just travel to the clinic and leave donation in person. The cost of shipping a frozen sperm sample or vitrified eggs will be about $3,000 USD from most Western cities to Eastern Europe,…
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How many trips are needed for an overseas surrogacy journey?

Whether you are pursuing your surrogacy journey at home or abroad, you will need to make two visits to the surrogacy clinic. The first trip is to make your egg and/or sperm donation. The second visit will be to attend the delivery and arrange for the baby’s return home. Trip #1: Making Donations Sperm donors…
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