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Support Local Businesses

After operating for nearly 13 years, we know all the joys and challenges it takes to run a successful business in Hawaii.  At Hawaii Surrogacy Center, supporting other small businesses in our community is one of our core values, especially during this particularly difficult time.  From gifting to B2B services, we are proud to patronize…
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Surrogacy in the LGBTQ+ Community

In honor of Pride Week and National Coming Out Day (October 11), we would like to continue to show our support for the LGBTQ+ Community.  As a LGBTQ+ individual or couple, becoming a parent through surrogacy can seem daunting. Working with an agency can help make the process much easier. At Hawaii Surrogacy Center, we…
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Health Coach for Fertility Program

In the beginning of July, we launched our Health Coach for Fertility Program! At Hawaii Surrogacy Center we feel that great nutrition is the key to feeling healthier. With the help of our Nutrition Coach September Burton, who was previously our Kauai coordinator, we are offering a six week clean eating challenge.  Multiple studies found…
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Having a Team to Support Your Journey

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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 in Hawaii

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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What comes next?

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 Impact on the Infertility Community

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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Considering a Doula for Your Surrogacy Birth

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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Makana O Ke Ola – Meet Chantel

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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Hope Strong

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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