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…
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What Makes Us Different - Episode 9

Frank Golden and his Executive Assistant, Laura discuss what makes Golden Surrogacy different from other agencies. In this segment of Golden Gossip, Frank and Laura breakdown our Golden Guarantee, the Surrogate recruitment process, best…

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…
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Pregnancy to Parenthood: An Interview with Amy Riley, Author & Pregnancy Coach- Episode 8

Amy Riley, pregnancy coach and author of “Loving the Pregnant You”, visits the Golden Gossip studio to discuss pregnancy coaching, parenting, and Surrogacy. In this segment of Golden Gossip, Amy offers advice to Surrogates on how to…

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…
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Fertility Centers of Illinois: Nurse's Perspective - Episode 7

Kelly Del Valle, of Fertility Centers of Illinois, pays Golden Surrogacy a visit to discuss her role as a Third Party Reproduction Coordinator. In this segment of Golden Gossip, Kelly offers advice to Surrogates and Intended Parents. She…

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.…
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Working for a Surrogacy Agency - Episode 6

New Golden Surrogacy employees candidly discuss the challenges, benefits, and insights associated with their positions. In this episode of Golden Gossip, Frank joins Kristina and Erika as they discuss their new careers as Surrogate Coordinator…