In my years of working with both intended parents (IPs) and surrogates, I find myself having the same conversations repeatedly (I’m sure this kind of thing happens in your job, too). My inspiration for this blog is the desire to to create a shortcut to this knowledge. I want to help intended parents sleep at night way earlier in the process because they have one or two less things to worry about.
Choosing to have a family is one of the most joyous and exciting decisions an individual will ever make. The process can be overwhelming at times, as there are a multitude of things for gay men to consider when starting this process. Deciding whether to adopt or have a biological child is just the beginning. From there, individuals and couples start to ask “how?” As in, how do I start the process? How affordable is this? Once the decision is made to have a biological child, the questions lead to “who?” Who will be the egg donor? Who will be the gestational carrier? Who will help us with this?