We understand...

every surrogate is unique.

The journey of surrogacy is an amazing, life-changing experience.

Moms get to help another family get started while bringing herself the opportunity do the things she’s always dreamed of for her own family.

Your ability to bring tiny humans into the world is not something just any woman can do.

And if you could do it again for a couple in need, you could make a life-changing amount of money.

Whether it allows you a little extra time to stay home while the kids are still little, take a family vacation that otherwise would never fit the budget, put the kids in private school, buy a home, or upgrade your existing home, the compensation can benefit your entire family. It’s truly a unique experience very few moms can be a part of.

It’s our goal to connect amazing moms with the right surrogacy agencies to create the most magical journey imaginable.

We believe with all our hearts that surrogacy is family, sisterhood, strength. Surrogacy is… Love.

"There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others."

-Mandy Hale

A smooth journey requires the

right professionals

A good surrogacy agency matches surrogates with hopeful people who want to have a baby. They thoroughly screen potential surrogates and parents and  guide them through the entire process, including timely disbursement of funds to the surrogate, and providing support until a short while after delivery.

But, not all surrogacy agencies are created equal.

There are so many parties involved in the delicate emotional, legal and financial process and agency oversight is a must.

The right agency will make sure all medical bills are taken care of by the trust and escrow so that nothing remains on the surrogate’s shoulders after delivery.

The agency you choose will be responsible for communicating between attorneys, doctors, psychologists and others to make sure everyone is in the loop at all times so you don’t have to balance all the details.

Many fly-by-night agencies, more focused on collecting their fees than they are on helping people, are competing for the same pool of potential surrogates.

Women who fall for their alluring ads and false promises of high compensation can end up having to fend for themselves after matching.

That's where we come in.

Our founders have been surrogates 2 and 3 times each, and have worked closely with dozens of agencies throughout their careers.

Sunshine & Casey know what it’s like to be in your position both as novice first time surrogates and with more experience. 

A referral from us SAVES you dozens of HOURS and potential heartache.

Our short quiz will make sure you meet the deal-breaker requirements for any reputable agency, and it will also tell us which agencies you will qualify for and which ones you won’t.

While the basic guidelines are the same across the board, every agency is looking for certain types of candidates to match with their intended parents, and some have stricter BMI or Lifestyle requirements than others.

Your time is valuable and so are YOU!

And the best part is..

...our help will never cost you a thing.

"However motherhood comes to you, it's a miracle."

-Valerie Harper

So... what's it like to

be a surrogate?

Sunshine details her first surrogacy experience…

We're looking for unicorns like you...

You may not realize it, but your body’s ability to create a healthy baby AND bring it into the world isn’t just amazing — it’s rare.

You may not have felt special as you struggled to see your feet and you stopped fitting into your bras, but we promise: you really are so, so freaking special.

And we need moms just like you to bring joy to a family in the making and to your family as well.

Sunshine details her first surrogacy experience…

If you grow babies...

There are couples who need you.

So many people struggle with infertility and carrying healthy babies to term. For some, carrying a baby comes easily, but for many, the tireless effort to achieve pregnancy results in deep heartache and suffering.

Whether it’s because their bodies don’t allow them to conceive, they continually miscarry, or they’re gay or single fathers who just can’t do it on their own… the battle to create a family can be hard fought and devastating.

Pregnancy can be hard, but for a lot of people, it’s downright impossible.

You need to know, mama:

That’s why surrogacy agencies are so crazy about talking to you: your ability to make tiny humans with ease is not something they see every day.

And if you could do it again for a couple in need, you could make a life-changing amount of money.

Meet our founder...

Sunshine Hanson

She’s been a surrogate three times…

…and she’s going to walk you through the initial process to make sure your journey is a success. 

Sunshine is fiercely independent, pragmatic and resourceful. As a teen mom, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Education from CSULB and went on to teach High School English, empowering students who needed to feel seen and heard by teaching them the art of written expression.

It was the example of a friend that inspired Sunshine to go out on a limb and try something as “crazy” as surrogacy and it absolutely changed her life for the better.

Sunshine has helped to bring four babies into the world, completing two families, across two continents, not including her own!

Now she is using her passion and experience to advocate for and support women in realizing their dreams of creating the most beautiful life they can for their families.

"They say it takes a village to raise a child. Sometimes it takes a village to have a child.

-Sara Walsh

✨We are so honored to walk with you on your journeys through surrogacy. We strive to provide the most excellent service to every woman who trusts us to see them through surrogacy. Our hope is that you will feel empowered, heard, encouraged and loved! 💕

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🌟 Sharing your expectations with your agency about the relationships you desire with your intended parents is a must! It allows them to find the perfect match that aligns with your vision. Building relationships with intended parents takes effort and commitment from both sides, but the rewards are priceless.

✨ Embrace open communication and mutual understanding to create a deep and meaningful connection throughout your surrogacy journey. Together, you have the power to make this experience truly special, filled with love, trust, and joy. Embark on this incredible journey, hand in hand, and create lifelong bonds! 💛

#SurrogacyLove #BuildingConnections #SurrogacyIS #Surrogacy #SurrogateJourney #SurrogacyIsLove

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🎗️ October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month 🎗️

Did you know that 1 in 8 women and 1 in 833 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer? Early detection is our strongest weapon! Remember to self-examine, schedule regular check-ups, and be mindful of your risk factors.

Here are some tips for early detection:

🎗️Perform regular breast self-exams to become familiar with the normal look and feel of your breasts. Look for any changes, such as lumps, dimples, skin changes, or nipple discharge. If you notice any unusual changes, consult a healthcare professional.

🎗️Mammograms are essential for detecting breast cancer in its early stages, often before symptoms appear. Discuss the frequency and timing of mammograms with your healthcare provider.

🎗️Understand your personal risk factors for breast cancer. These may include family history, genetic mutations (such as BRCA1 and BRCA2), age, hormonal factors, and lifestyle choices.

🎗️If you notice any breast changes or experience unusual symptoms, such as persistent pain, lumps, or skin changes, seek prompt medical attention. Early evaluation and diagnosis are essential.

Remember, early detection is your best defense. Share this information with your loved ones to spread awareness and save lives. 💖

#BreastCancerAwareness #Pinktober

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Q: Should I only match with the IP’s who have their embryo tested?
🤔 A: There are some situations where testing is less important, for instance, if the embryos were created using young healthy donor eggs and healthy sperm. Also, if the goal is to give the embryos a shot knowing that both IP and Surrogate don’t want to terminate the pregnancy for any reason.

🧬 Testing can rule out a lot of things, but not everything so having tested embryos can also give us a false sense of security that everything will be fine but failed transfers, miscarriage, and complications are still a possibility even with tested embryos.

👣 We sign up to take on such a huge burden for our IPs so doing what you feel most confident with is key. While having tested embryos may bring a sense of comfort, it’s a personal decision and one that you should choose after doing your research and talking to those who are there to help you through your journey.

#SupportingSurrogates #EmpoweringJourneys #SurrogacyIs #ChangingLives

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✨The entire surrogacy process can take anywhere from 15-20+ months. You can expect the time from filling out your application to embryo transfer can take 8+ months. 🩵💜

#surrogacyis #surrogacytimeline #changinglives #surrogatelife

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🗣️Let me tell you, embarking on a surrogacy journey can bring about countless unexpected opportunities! Just like Kim shared, it’s not only an amazing experience, but it also opens doors to forming meaningful friendships with like-minded individuals.

Surrogacy brings together incredible women who share a common bond, a deep understanding of the journey they’re undertaking. As you navigate this path, you’ll have the chance to connect with others who have walked a similar road, offering support, guidance, and friendship along the way.

These newfound friendships can become a source of strength, comfort, and shared experiences. Imagine having a network of compassionate individuals who truly understand your surrogacy journey and provide unwavering support.

So, get ready for more than just an amazing adventure. Embrace the opportunity to forge beautiful connections with like-minded friends who will walk by your side throughout this extraordinary journey of love and selflessness. You’re about to embark on something truly special! 🌟💕

#SurrogacyJourney #UnexpectedOpportunities #LikeMindedFriends #SharedExperiences #EmbraceTheConnection #SurrogacyIs

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✨Embarking on a surrogacy journey isn`t just a path you walk – it`s an incredible transformation. Through selflessness and love, you`re giving life in ways that forever shape your heart. As you nurture the dreams of others, you`ll discover a depth of compassion and joy that`s truly unparalleled. Get ready to embrace a journey that will fill your life with newfound purpose and endless positivity. 🌟👶❤️

#SurrogacyLove #WorthTheJourney #IncredibleExperiences #BraveWomen #JoyfulDestinations #surrogacyis

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💕We are incredibly grateful to receive such kind words! At Surrogacy Is, our utmost priority is to support and empower every woman we have the privilege of working with. Surrogates deserve unwavering support, and we are here to provide just that!

We are dedicated to creating a nurturing and uplifting environment for surrogates, where their needs and well-being are valued. Our team works tirelessly to ensure that you feel supported every step of the way. Your incredible selflessness and commitment to helping others build their families is truly inspiring.

Remember, you are never alone on this journey. We are here to offer guidance, answer your questions, and provide the support you deserve. Together, let’s make this surrogacy experience an empowering and fulfilling one. Your strength and compassion are changing lives, and we are honored to be a part of your remarkable journey! 🌟💕

#SupportingSurrogates #EmpoweringJourneys #SurrogacyIs #ChangingLives

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