Parenting Podcast – Episode 50: Becoming a Surrogate with Stacy Heidel
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Stacy Heidel is a mom, wife, and gestational surrogate. She runs the blog “Stories from the Stork” where she talks about her experiences as a surrogate and shines a light on what gestational surrogacy really entails. Tune in to learn all about surrogacy!
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-What made you decide you wanted to be a surrogate?
-After you decide this is something you want to pursue, how do you start?
-What’s the difference between Traditional vs gestational surrogacy
-How does the transfer process work?
-What requirements do surrogates have to meet? Are there tests that need to be run?
-Does your health insurance cover it or do you get put on the intended family’s plan?
-Do you get attached to the baby? Is it hard to give up after birth?
-Can you tell us about your surrogate experiences and how they differed from your personal pregnancies?
– How does the delivery process work?
– What happens after delivery and into the future?
– What does your husband think of all this?
– What are the meds like?
Stacy’s Recommended Mommy Item: Belly Buds
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