Written by Stacey Ashe
Part One : Let’s talk surrogacy -
Now, if this terms makes you think of turkey basters, piles of cash, and crazy news stories, you’ve probably seen a few too many talk shows! In reality, there are many people that use surrogacy as an option to have a child, and it’s much less dramatic than people think.
The thought of carrying and delivering twins is exhausting, but the idea of carrying those twins and handing them over to another family is emotionally and physically overwhelming. But that's what Charlotte mom Stacey Ashe did - 3 times - as she worked as a surrogate. In this 8-part series, Ashe dispels the myths and and shares the truth about being a surrogate and how someone becomes a mom. To read more....
Part Two: A baby not her own: questions and answers
How much money do you make? And other silly surrogacy questions
Surrogacy is a very misunderstood topic. When people heard that I was a surrogate, I can’t tell you how many times the conversation turned to, “I saw a show about that once….” Let me be the first to tell you, in reality, it’s nowhere near that dramatic Read more.....
Part Three: A baby not her own: the spark