my surrogacy journey to becoming a single dad of twins

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“Is Surrogacy Legal?

“Is Surrogacy Legal?

I was surprised by how many countries consider surrogacy illegal. I hold an Italian and Canadian passport, and when I found out my surrogate was pregnant in Kenya, I contact the Italian embassy to find out what was needed to get my babies passport so […]

“Catholic Guilt

“Catholic Guilt

Last night I was talking to my best friend, I asked him to be the Godfather to my babies, and although he was excited and definitely will be, he brought up some valid points. He can’t fathom the thought of a gay man baptizing a […]

“Breast vs formula

“Breast vs formula

I know it’s still very early but as you may have understood from my blog, I am a planner. So I’ve been reading a lot of information online about breastmilk vs formula. A number of health organizations recommend breastfeeding as the best choice for babies. […]

“Baby Names?

“Baby Names?

I always knew if I would have a girl I would name her, Mia. Mia Stella Tito. My mom’s name is Stella, and I always loved her name. Maybe it’s because I love my mom so much, or maybe because there is a little bit […]

“Third Time Around

“Third Time Around

By the third embryo transfer, it was kinda hard to remain positive. Everyone would say “third times a charm,” which made me cringe every time I heard it. By this point, they were using frozen embryos and I felt that the changes of pregnancy would […]

“1st embryo transfer results

“1st embryo transfer results

So as I was waiting the 15 days to see if she was pregnant, I felt very positive. It was a time in my life where I really needed some good news. My relationship was very rocky, it had been since the start of this […]

“1st embryo transfer

“1st embryo transfer

Embryo transfer is a simple procedure that follows in vitro fertilization (IVF) and is often considered the simplest and final step of the IVF process. The objective of embryo transfer is to facilitate conception following fertilization from the IVF procedure. Embryos are generally transferred to […]

“waiting

“waiting

I guess one of the hardest things about the surrogacy process is the waiting. Being on the other side of the world and feeling helpless. Not being able to do anything but wait. Then, of course, all the questions and doubts come up. Am I […]

“the clinic

“the clinic

There is really not much to say about the clinic. If you are from a first world country, then it’s probably not like you are used to. There is a reason why the cost is dramatically lower. Besides the heat that you encounter while in […]

“twins!?!

“twins!?!

Jesus Murphy, as my mom would say! So here I am patiently waiting for the results of the first ultrasound. I should have received it on Tuesday, but Tuesday came and went, Wednesday passed, and by Thursday I started to become a little nervous, so […]