Hollywood's Depiction of Surrogacy

Breaking Down Hollywood's Depiction of Surrogacy

By Frank Golden A young couple struggles to have a family. They undergo multiple treatments and procedures, all of which are unsuccessful. They eventually decide to pursue a Surrogate, and are matched with an ideal candidate; they quickly…

Meeting the First IVF Babies

By Frank Golden Saturday, June 17th, I attended the Midwest Reproductive Symposium International’s 2017 Conference held in downtown Chicago. The Midwest Reproductive Symposium international, or MSRi, is a nonprofit organization dedicated…

My Happy Gay Family

By Frank Golden After writing my last blog on celebrating Mother’s Day as a gay father, I realized that there was so much more I wanted to say regarding gay parenting. In addition, it’s Gay Pride Month, and I want to celebrate by talking…

Surviving Mother's Day as a Gay Dad

By Frank Golden Going into parenthood as a gay man, I understood that my children would have an upbringing different than other children and different than my own.  There were things I just didn’t consider, things that heterosexual parents…

Getting Through Failed Transfers

By Frank Golden My personal path to parenthood has not been easy. This is partly because I’m a gay male, but even more so because of the life circumstances leading up to the creation of my family. I went through a period in my life, an…

Telling My Kids I'm a Surrogate

By Bridget Bolthouse I’ve always had a passion for family. My husband and I have five children all under the age of 11. I love everything about motherhood. This is not to say that things don’t get a bit hectic at times- because they do.…

Telling Your Child They're a Surro-baby

By Frank Golden I often get asked the question, “How did you or how will you tell your children that they were born via Surrogacy?” For me, the answer is easy: I’ve made it a natural part of my children’s lives from day one. My husband,…

The Relationship between Intended Parents and Surrogates

By Frank Golden The experience of going through a surrogacy journey is life changing. A bond is formed between a woman and a couple or individual, whose ultimate life-paths would probably have never crossed if not for surrogacy. At Golden…

IVF Clinic Referrals

By: Frank Golden At Golden Surrogacy, we work with only the best IVF clinics in each region. There are key elements we strongly consider before making a referral. When our clients come to us asking which IVF clinic they should use, we try…

Five-year Anniversary of Embryo Transfer

This past weekend, Frank and Adam celebrated the five-year anniversary (02/11/2012) of  their very first life-changing embryo transfer. There are no words to express how grateful they are to the Surrogate and Egg Donor who helped bring their…