Meet beautiful surro mom, Valerie. I asked her to weigh in with her answers on some of the most common questions surrogate mother’s get asked. I really appreciated her candor and transparency — and I think you will agree with me! She is happy to give helpful tips and advice to mommies looking to take this step for themselves. You can follow the journey she documented on instagram under the handle: @thisismysurrojourney. Enjoy! XO, Megan Valerie’s Interview 1.) What has been your favorite part of being a surrogate mom so far? My favorite part would be the very unique connection I have with my sweet surro baby. It’s not like anything I’ve ever felt which makes it very special. I love her but not like my…
No one goes into surgery thinking something terrible is going to happen. We just roll the dice and believe we will be in the percentage of people who are lucky. How else would we allow ourselves to be put under and sliced open so willingly? I wasn’t so lucky in mid-summer 2018, I had just finished another egg retrieval for IVF, my 4th so far. I was trying to keep my hopes up that this one would result in a good embryo or two. The last egg retrieval had resulted in nothing, not a single good embryo, even though at 38 years old it didn’t seem like I could really be too old yet? Going into this retrieval I had been doing “everything” there was to…
I just got back on the mat and if felt AMAZING. I know Instagram photos may seem to tell a different story, but these last few months, (I guess year, actually), have been super challenging for myself and my family. One big reason is that I have undergone two unexpected surgeries within the span of four months time. When I look back through my pictures I see how flowing maxi dresses can easily cover the scars and swelling. No one would know, unless I shared of course. I think it’s important to share because it could help others who may end up on a similar journey. (more…)
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