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Family Makers Surrogacy Blog

Family Makers publishes weekly blog posts on all things surrogacy related from what to expect during the surrogacy process, bonding with your baby, and more.

Family Maker is a member of SEEDS.


SEEDS is a nonprofit organization founded by a group of egg donation and surrogacy agencies, whose purpose is to define and promote ethical behavior by all parties involved in third party reproduction.

Family Makers is a member of ASRM


The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is a non-profit, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of reproductive medicine.


The Reproductive Alliance launched in 2021 and its mission is to establish national standards for the surrogacy field based on existing guidelines set forth by related professional organizations, recognize agencies and programs that meet those standards of excellence, and educate all parties in regards to best practices in assisted reproduction. The Reproductive Alliance regularly consults with many of the most experienced and insightful people in our community to help provide guidance and expertise to create standards that will serve as the basis for the accreditation process.


The National Infertility Association, is a nationwide, nonprofit organization founded in 1974 to serve the needs of those who are striving to build a family. Its mission is to provide timely, compassionate support and information to people who are experiencing infertility, and to increase awareness of infertility issues through advocacy and public education. Infertility, a disease that results in the abnormal functioning of the reproductive system, affects 6.1 million people in the U.S.

Family Equality Council

Family Equality is a national American nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance legal and lived equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change.

Men Having Babies

The international nonprofit Men Having Babies (MHB) is dedicated to providing gay men with educational and financial support to achieve parenthood through surrogacy. MHB’s annual conferences, workshops and webinars provide over two thousand attendees worldwide with unbiased guidance and access to a wide range of relevant service providers. The organization’s Gay Parenting Assistance Program (GPAP) annually provides hundreds of couples with over a million dollars worth of cash grants, discounts and free services from over seventy providers.

The Fertility Tribe

Offers unique, insightful content and a robust online support community.

The Baby You Want

A fertility e-course about hormones, grief, relationships and more.


A nonprofit that supports courageous mamas pregnant again after loss.

The Next Family

A diverse community that connects modern families.

Infertility Unfiltered

A series-based program providing you a safe and solid support system, experts in the field, and tools to get you through infertility.

The Broken Brown Egg

A community that exists to empower, inform, and advocate for those questioning or experiencing the impact of infertility, with an emphasis on the Black experience.


A group that increases awareness, fosters greater inclusivity, educates Jewish leaders and provides direct support through Jewish mentors and monthly healing groups.

Livestrong Fertility

Provides reproductive information, resources and financial support to survivors whose cancer and its treatment present risks to their fertility.

Partners (in)fertility

Minnesota-based mental health experts who specialize in treating the trauma of infertility, pregnancy loss, and assisted reproduction.

Single Mothers By Choice

Offers support and information to single women who are considering or have chosen motherhood.


Offers financing solutions for surrogacy, egg donors, IVF, and egg freezing

Gift of Surrogacy Foundation

 A charitable foundation that provides education around the process of and access to surrogacy. Their goal is to gift a grant that covers the full cost of a surrogate journey to someone with a medical diagnosis that prevents them from having children on their own and would not otherwise be able to afford one.