Team Meeting

One thing that we truly value at Hawaii Surrogacy Center is “building ohana.” When you start your family through Hawaii Surrogacy, you’re joining our family too. These values are part of everything that we do – how we view our clients, how we interact with our colleagues, and how we work together as a team.…

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Surrogacy is on the rise, and hopeful parents are looking for the right match to start their family.  Mahalo to Maui Family Magazine for featuring us in their recent article about surrogacy in Hawaii! We answered all their questions about how to become a surrogate, what to expect, and how surrogacy is a positive, life-changing…

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Solidarity and acknowledging racism is one step, but we have to ask ourselves what comes next? How do we go beyond listening? We honor lives lost by amplifying the voices of those who are shining a light on institutional racism, providing resources, and continuing to serve communities of color by expanding their access to care. …

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COVID-19 has had significant impacts on the infertility community and surrogacy journeys.  We spoke to Brook Lee of Modern Wahine on KHON about these impacts. We are still learning about COVID and understanding transmission and risk.  As a result, many treatment cycles have been delayed or halted.  This has taken a huge emotional toll on families.  In addition, the…

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I recently had a conversation with someone regarding being a Doula during a surrogacy birth. I was surprised to hear their thoughts against why having a Doula would be even necessary. Knowing this would not be the gestational carrier’s first birth and that it would take place in a hospital involving an OB/GYN, nurses, partner,…

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Although we are all living in uncertain times, one thing that will never change is how much we love our surrogates. We are thrilled to share another installment of our series “Makana O Ke Ola.” Meet Surrogate Chantel!      Chantel has been a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Nurse Coordinator for nine years. Throughout those…

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Our guest blogger today is Christina Oberon. Born and raised in Hawaii, mama to precious son Kai, and author of the inspiring book “Hope Strong.”   When my husband and I began dating, we could feel that the energy of this relationship was different and that there was a unique bond between us. We knew…

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  Hawaii Surrogacy Center is proud to be the first in the industry to offer SeedCoach services for all our families.   SeedCoach is a free, financial guidance program that helps Intended Parents explore options to fund their third-party journey – be it through savings, grant opportunities or other programs.  Gestational Surrogates also receive support…

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We are thrilled to share another installment of our series, “Makana O Ke Ola.” Meet Surrogate Pristine! While pregnant with her second child, a woman approached Pristine while she was out shopping. The woman explained how blessed Pristine was to be able to get pregnant and have children of her own. This woman shared that…

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Daughter holding pregnant mom stomach

We are frequently asked by surrogates and intended parents how to explain the surrogacy process to children.  There is no cookie-cutter approach to this discussion. You need to think about what is developmentally appropriate for your childrens’ age and your own family values. We decided to sit down with Surrogate Prizzilla to see how she…

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