Deciding to work with Stephen and Mark, with whom she felt immediate chemistry, was easy; the next stage of the process—hormone treatment—proved far more challenging. Six months later, the agency presented them with their first possible match.
At the time I didn't.
But for gay couples who want kids, surrogacy is one of only two options the other being adoption. The findings of the present study are in contrast to a Spanish study of 10 gay father surrogacy families, in which fathers did not state a strong belief in the importance of genetic ties Smietana et al.
Gay men choosing parenthood through assisted reproduction: medical and psychosocial considerations. And then when we decided that we were going to have a third child it just, it just seemed natural to alternate, so I did; I was the biological father. Despite the added layers to the process, the basic ingredients needed for two men to have a child via surrogacy aren't different from what's needed for a heterosexual pregnancy: a dash of sperm, an egg or eggs , and a woman willing to carry the fetus for nine months.
A match will be presented to both the surrogate and the intended parents.