Justine, now 11 weeks pregnant as a gestational surrogate, shares her struggles for the past few weeks of the pregnancy and the excitement moving forward.
Well, just like that 6 months have gone by. It took 4 transfers to finally get a little one to stick…as of today I am officially off all hormones! Yahoo! This last week of injections my…
Playing the waiting game from Transfer Day to seeing if I'm pregnant - nervous, maybe just a little.
Injections, Estrogen, and Slim Jims: The surrogacy journey of Justine Deslauriers
My experiences as a gestational surrogate in Vermont.
A summer of crushes and a high school experience that was the ultimate experience, one I honestly wouldn't mind doing again.
When you're a kid you care about laughing, having fun, playing sports, and learning. Should anything else really matter? Who Am I?... Come find out.
We did what we know, we worked and we stayed busy. It's sometimes all you can do when tragedy strikes.
All in the family: Minister’s wife carrying baby for stepson and wife. Terrill and Ryan Levering’s first response was, “Well, that’s Abby. She’s just being nice.” The couple were looking for a surrogate mother to bear their second child, and as their search continued, the offer from Ryan’s stepmother to be the gestational carrier seemed more and more like a good idea. And Abby Norton-Levering, an ordained minister in the Reformed Church of America, wasn’t just being nice. New York has laws against compensated surrogacy. Vermont Surrogacy Network is featured as a resource for this article and people from New York looking for a gestational surrogates.
The special day came when I was able to hand off the precious bundle that I had been a gestational surrogate for. It was an incredible experience to behold when a woman becomes a mother and a man a father, after they had struggled for so long to finally be parents.