FSC Stories – Ronda Blair

I started with Family Source Consultants through my own personal Surrogacy journey in 2013, when I was matched with a same-sex couple. The journey was amazing, and I delivered their twins into their loving arms in 2014. After my first journey, I decided that I wanted to have another amazing experience [...]

2019-02-18T17:23:26+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Surrogacy, Egg Donation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Andy Cohen: The Champion for Surrogacy

Just last week, Andy Cohen, host of the Bravo show Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and creator of The Real Housewives, announced the birth of his son, Benjamin Allen Cohen. As a gay man with celebrity status, this is a spotlight moment for surrogacy and the entire [...]

Surrogate Spotlight: Yelena

Meet Yelena!   "Family Source Consultants made this process super easy. There is so much paperwork and red tape through this process and honestly, I barely had to deal with any of the stress related to it. They were super organized and very communicative. They helped me through all [...]

FSC Stories: Avani Lombardi

14 FSC Team Members have personal involvement in the world of Third-Party Reproduction. This week, Avani Lombardi, Client Relations Manager, shares her story. After four years of unexplained infertility and multiple ectopic pregnancies, my husband and I finally turned to Gestational Surrogacy to help us build our family. We [...]

2019-01-15T18:30:07+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Surrogacy, Egg Donation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

10 Celebs Who Used Surrogacy To Start Their Families

Egg donation and surrogacy are more common in the world of celebrities than people may think, especially with surrogacy becoming a more accepted and attainable option for starting a family. These 10 celebrities open up about using egg donors and surrogates to start and expand their families. 1) Lucy [...]

The First Contest Surrogacy Case: The Story of Baby M

In our December 19th newsletter, Zara Griswold, co-founder of Family Source Consultants, shared her own incredible journey to motherhood through surrogacy. Zara, like many other women at the time, had first learned about surrogacy from the now infamous Baby M case of 1985. The case of Baby M was [...]

Surrogate Spotlight: Alisha

Meet Alisha! Surrogate Alisha delivered a baby girl in August of 2018 for her Intended Parents. She took the time to share some of her insights into the process, and we are excited to share with you here. "I’ve been grateful for the support and encouragement I’ve received from [...]

2018-12-26T08:44:16+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Surrogacy, Surrogate Spotlight|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Exercise as a Surrogate

Exercise is a great benefit to both the surrogate and the child(ren) they are carrying. While some surrogates may feel uneasy about exercise, especially because they are carrying a child that is not genetically theirs, exercise is highly encouraged by physicians both before and during the pregnancy. A physician [...]

Matching with a Surrogate

While some couples or individuals may try to find Surrogates on their own, either through advertisements or close friends and families, using an agency offers the benefit of experience and guidance throughout the process. With co-founders of Family Source Consultants, Staci Swiderski and Zara Griswold, both of whom are [...]

3 Tips for Simplifying Surrogacy

Becoming a surrogate is a life-changing event, not only for you as a surrogate helping to create life, but also for the intended parents who are finally able to start their families. Every surrogate’s experience is unique, and no two pregnancies are ever the same! So, whether you’re thinking [...]

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