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By Joy of Life / July 12, 2019

Postpartum Depression in Surrogate Mothers Following Surrogate Birth

Surrogacy is a beautiful, selfless gift of life for so many people and families struggling to conceive. Being a surrogate...

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By Joy of Life / July 12, 2019

How to Lose Weight After a Surrogate Birth

Surrogacy is a type of assisted reproductive treatment whereby a woman agrees to carry a child within her uterus on...

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By Joy of Life / July 12, 2019

5 Tips for New Moms

Moms-to-be have a lot to ponder during any gestational period. On top of that, piling on the complex social, medical,...

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Happy Mother's Day for Surrogate Mothers
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By Joy of Life / May 28, 2019

Happy Mothers’ Day: Joy of Life Applauds Surrogate Mothers as the Real Heroes

Many couples struggle with infertility, and that is where surrogate mothers step in. Being a surrogate mother is an accomplishment...

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By Joy of Life / May 22, 2019

Top Surrogacy Questions Answered

It is important for surrogate mother and intended parent(s) to have a foundation of knowledge about surrogacy. This blog will...

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Becoming a surrogate mother
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By Joy of Life / May 22, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Surrogacy Process

Have you ever considered surrogacy?  What does surrogacy mean? What is the definition of surrogacy? Here’s what’s important to know...

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Requirements for surrogates
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By Joy of Life / May 22, 2019

Requirements for Becoming a Surrogate Mother

Becoming a surrogate requires a lot of steps to take before, during, and after your pregnancy. Joy of Life wants...

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Medication during surrogacy
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By Joy of Life / April 15, 2019

Medications (Estrogen, Progesterone, Lupron) Involved in Surrogacy

Surrogacy allows women to help others bring new life into the world and grow a family, but the medical process...

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Remove stretch marks
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By Joy of Life / April 15, 2019

How to Remove Stretch Marks During and After Pregnancy

Women often get stretch marks when they experience a shift in weight or growth. These marks commonly occur around your...

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Exercises during pregnancy
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By Joy of Life / April 15, 2019

Exercise during Pregnancy

Exercise helps keep our body  happy and healthy — even during pregnancy . However  always seek professional advice from  your...

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By Joy of Life / March 22, 2019

What are the Qualifications to be a Surrogate?

Are you thinking about becoming a surrogate mother? Being a surrogate can be a rewarding experience in many ways. It...

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By Joy of Life / March 22, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Being a Surrogate Mother

Image: Michalina Gestational surrogacy is where the embryo is created using the sperm and eggs of the intended parent, or...

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Surrogate Mother
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By Joy of Life / March 22, 2019

What is a Gestational Surrogate Mother?

Gestational surrogacy is increasing in popularity. But what is it, exactly? What Is Gestational Surrogacy? Sometimes called “host surrogacy” or...

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Sex While Pregnant
pregnant tips
By Joy of Life / March 5, 2019

Sex While Pregnant: What’s OK? What’s not?

Image: dw-lifestylefotografie Sex While Pregnant: What’s OK? What’s not? It’s common for surrogate mothers and their partners to wonder whether...

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Maternal Vaccines is a part of pregnancy
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By Joy of Life / March 5, 2019

Maternal Vaccines: Part of a Healthy Pregnancy

Image: jaytaix Maternal Vaccines: Part of a Healthy Pregnancy You should be proud to be a surrogate. Even if not...

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pregnant suffering morning sickness
surrogate stories
By Joy of Life / March 5, 2019

3 Common Remedies for Morning Sickness

Image: Pixabay 3 Common Remedies for Morning Sickness In early pregnancy, surrogate mothers tend to experience nausea, sometimes followed by...

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what is surrogacy
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By Joy of Life / February 4, 2019

THE ULTIMATE MODERN FAMILY STORY: A Same-Sex Couple Finally Gets Their Son Via IVF

Nowadays, many male same-sex couples in their 30s and 40s are keen on becoming parents. In one of the latest...

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Surrogacy Contract
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By Joy of Life / February 3, 2019

What You Need to Know About the Surrogacy Contract

Surrogacy can be an incredibly fulfilling experience, both for intended parents and surrogates. Before any of the medical procedures involved...

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The benefits of becoming a surrogate mother
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By Joy of Life / February 3, 2019

SURROGATE MOTHERHOOD – A Surrogate Mother’s Real Story

While it is an incredible gift to enable people to become parents by helping them create a family, becoming a...

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PR News
By Joy of Life / January 4, 2019

Joy of Life: Annual Retrospect and Prospect in 2019

Joy of Life took advantage of the growth of industry to improve the company's business, hoping to bring more high-quality services to both intended parents and surrogates.

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Surrogate Health Requirements
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By Joy of Life / January 3, 2019

Tips to meet the health requirements of surrogacy

How to Be A Surrogate Mother Every woman considering surrogacy must meet certain health requirements in order to become a...

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Become surrogate mother
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By Joy of Life / January 3, 2019

Four Ways to Enjoy the Holiday Season When You’re Pregnant

The upcoming holiday season must make you feel extra excited when you are pregnant. You will have a lot of...

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Become surrogate mother
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By Joy of Life / January 3, 2019

Artificial Insemination Can Bring A New Baby to Your Family

When intended families choose surrogacy to solve their fertility problems, artificial insemination is a very common method. Clinics use it...

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Egg donation
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By Joy of Life / December 3, 2018

3 Tips to Improve Egg Quality for Pregnancy or IVF

surrogate mother requirements Egg quality is one of the most important factors in determining a woman’s fertility. Improving egg quality...

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Ivf
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By Joy of Life / December 3, 2018

5 Ways to Increase IVF Success for Women

surrogate mother requirements IVF has gradually become a more common option for couples with fertility problems to have their own...

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By Joy of Life / October 23, 2018

Top 5 Myths and facts about surrogacy

At the beginning of this year, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had their third baby through surrogate. The main reason...

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A surrogate mother is taking the test
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By Joy of Life / October 22, 2018

7 Steps in the Surrogacy Medical Process

It seems that the process of surrogacy is quite simple. A surrogate mother carries an embryo for the intended parent....

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PR News
By Joy of Life / September 25, 2018

Joy Hopes Her Company, Joy of Life, Will Help More People Enjoy Becoming Parents

Providing professional and reliable services, Joy of Life is dedicated to letting intended parents enjoy the whole process of expecting a new life and to helping surrogate mothers match with the right family and have a memorable journey.

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By Joy of Life / July 30, 2018

Joy of Life Launched its Introduction Event in Northern California

The surrogacy company, Joy of Life, based in Southern California, hosted an "Introduction Event" for potential and current surrogates in Northern California on July 28, 2018.

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Celebrities Surrogates
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By Joy of Life / July 26, 2018

Stories Behind the Celebrities Who Used Surrogates

Nowadays, there are more and more celebrities surrogates in reality, especially using gestational surrogacy. Gestational surrogacy refers to the arrangement...

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summer pregnancy
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By Joy of Life / July 26, 2018

Tips to Keep Cool During A Summer Pregnancy

Summer Pregnancy It is normal to feel a bit hotter than usual when you are pregnant. A pregnant women's basal...

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By Joy of Life / July 16, 2018

Traditional Surrogacy vs. Gestational Surrogacy

A baby is one the most wonderful miracles in life. However, there are still many people who cannot conceive. According...

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By Joy of Life / July 16, 2018

What are the requirements to be a surrogate mother?

surrogate mother requirements By definition, becoming a surrogate mother means carrying a child on behalf of another woman. Moreover, your...

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morning sickness
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By Joy of Life / July 10, 2018

How to Deal with Morning Sickness during your pregnancy?

Morning sickness (nausea, nausea/vomiting of pregnancy [NVP], pregnancy sickness) affects around 80% of all pregnant women. In some studies, the...

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By Joy of Life / April 26, 2018

Packed Lunch and Snack Ideas for Work Days – A Surrogate Mother’s Guide

For pregnant working women, eating properly and staying healthy while working is vital. They not only need to get maximum...

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gay parents with their surrogate babies
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By Joy of Life / April 26, 2018

New Dad Checklist: Are You Ready for Your New Baby?

For every intended parent journeying through a surrogate pregnancy, waiting for the arrival of the newborn is exhilarating as well...

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Pregnancy Fitness
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By Joy of Life / April 26, 2018

Pregnancy Fitness: Your Best Moves Before Baby Arrives

Pregnancy Fitness - It's important to keep moving: Pregnant women who exercise have less back pain, more energy, a better body...

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By Joy of Life / March 26, 2018

7 Kinds Of Fruit That Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Eat

Pregnant women should avoid or eat less fruits that bring hot feeling inside body. Summer is the season of many...

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Foods and Drinks during Pregnancy
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By Joy of Life / February 12, 2018

WHAT CAN I EAT?

Eating a balanced diet is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby. Be careful...

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By Joy of Life / February 12, 2018

Things to consider when you are pregnant

pregnantThere are several things you should avoid while you are pregnant. Take notice to follow this list of warnings from...

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By Joy of Life / February 12, 2018

What can I do to feel better?

There are some common side effects of pregnancy. You might get frightened if you never experienced it. Don't worry, Joy...

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By Joy of Life / January 2, 2018

Diet and Nutrition During Pregnancy – A Surrogate Mother’s Guide

Diet and nutrition during pregnancy require wise choices for a surrogate mother. Are you prepared to make wise decisions regarding...

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surrogate pregnancy
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By Joy of Life / January 2, 2018

Surrogate Pregnancy – Truly an amazing humbling experience

Surrogate Pregnancy “At 4:31 pm I help bring a precious baby boy into the world for a family that otherwise...

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