A Surrogate’s Story:
I started working with Alternative Reproductive Resources in 2005.
The process to become a surrogate was more complicated than I had
expected and I’m not going to lie, at first it was stressful. Luckily,
ARR held my hand through the entire process. You see, I was a surrogate
twice. The first time, the embryo transfer didn’t take, which was
not only hard for me, but for the couple I was trying to help.
Due to health issues, the couple had to focus on other needs. Nevertheless,
that experience made me stronger and more motivated to help another
couple. ARR introduced me to another couple. This experience was
very different – not only was I working with new parents, but a
different team of doctors. In May 2007, the embryos were transferred
and took. I was pregnant with twins. The feeling was overwhelming.
Throughout the pregnancy, the intended parents, ARR and my family
were very supportive and I was able to give the couple two very precious