Tag: surrogacy

“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 

“Kenya

“Kenya

What can I say about Kenya? Well, first of all, let’s talk about my state of mind. I was in a dream-like state, kinda living it in slow motion. I couldn’t believe that I flew halfway around the world to this 3rd world country and 

“testing my boys

“testing my boys

One thing I forgot to mention was during this whole experience before I signed the contract and set a date to go to Kenya. I thought; I’m a pretty healthy person, I eat right, go to the gym, take all my vitamins, but I should 

“choosing an egg

“choosing an egg

Okay, I’m bad at choosing the right eggs at the supermarket, let alone select the genes of my child. What do you look for in a donor? So I get an email with about 40 women aged between 20-28. Besides a couple of pictures of 

“the contract

“the contract

So a couple of months of contemplating and talking to people with very mixed feelings, I decided to ask for the contract. I’m very used to business contracts and the majority of them you give no thought to, you give it to your lawyer and 

“step by step

“step by step

So what exactly is surrogacy? A lot of people say they know what it is but I find myself explaining it to many people, and after they understand what it is, a lot don’t know what to say. My parents have been my biggest supporters; 

“why Kenya?

“why Kenya?

So why Kenya? Well as I prevision mentioned the cost was a deciding factor in why I choose Kiran Infertility Center in Hyderabad, India. But when I decided to go for it, India passed a law, which stated that one of the intended parents of