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Gestational Carrier 101: What it Means to be a Gestational Carrier

As you’ve done your research on gestational surrogacy, you’ve probably come across a few articles detailing what it is that intended parents can expect during their gestational journey. There are many. But what can you expect if you’re looking to become a carrier? Perhaps you have a couple of friends who have been struggling to conceive, and are wanting to help them. Maybe you’ve had your kids and want to help other families grow. Whatever the case may be, you’re likely wondering what qualifications you need to be aware of in order to become a gestational carrier. Adoption Choices of…

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For Birth Mothers: Top 30 Questions to Ask Adoptive Parents

As a birth mother, you’re in charge of hand-picking your child’s adoptive parents. You go through the various profile books of potential families, but there’s a downside the viewing them virtually – the emotional aspect is lacking. Prospective adoptive parents can sound lovely on paper, but, when it comes to figuring out who they truly are, you need to hear from them in-person. If there is an option to meet prospective adoptive parents before placement, you should come prepared with questions. You’re interviewing them, after all. The goal is to find a family you feel comfortable around and who is…

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Single Parents and Gestational Surrogacy

Chances are, if you’re a single individual who has been looking into growing your family, you’ve heard about gestational surrogacy. You also probably have some questions as to how you can get started on this journey and what you can expect. This week, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Virginia Frank, an Adoption and Surrogacy Attorney and CEO of Adoption Choices of Nevada. Virginia has quite a few accolades to her name, including the 2017 Distinguished Lawyer from Expert Network, the 2016 and 2018 National Academy of Family Law Attorneys’ Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Oklahoma in…

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Why Choose our Agency in Reno, Nevada?

Picking an agency as a birth mother is a huge step in deciding on adoption. It is a step that allows you to connect with a group of people who are there to help you during your adoption journey. There are many reasons to look through the various agencies out there. It is almost like finding the glass slipper that fits your foot. Adoption Choices of Nevada wants your adoption journey to be as perfect as possible. As perfect as the fit on that slipper. Which leads us to the big question: Why choose our agency in Reno? Things to…

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When Should You Consider Gestational Surrogacy?

We’ve all heard about surrogacy. More and more, the topic is tackled in popular culture, dramatized through film and TV, and has shone through the experiences of celebrities. To name a few: Neil Patrick Harris, Jimmy Fallon and Angela Bassett. With that in mind, the topic of surrogacy has become somewhat of a familiar one. But, what about specific types of surrogacy? When is a good time to talk about them? What’s more, when is the right time for you to consider gestational surrogacy? Adoption Choices of Nevada is ready to give you the information you’re seeking. In addition to…

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Birth Mother Expenses and Your Adoption Journey

Whether you’re late in your pregnancy or still early on, you’ve decided that placing your baby for adoption is the right choice for both of you. While you’re not in a position to parent your child, you want him or her to have the best possible chance at life. After researching various adoption agencies in your area, you’ve chosen us, and we couldn’t be happier to help you throughout your adoption journey! Rest assured, you’re in good hands. At Adoption Choices of Nevada, we promise to support you every step of the way. Whatever questions or worries you have, you’re…

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Welcome to the Team: Mallorey English

This month, we are excited and honored to welcome a new member to the Adoption Choices of Nevada team: Mallorey English! She will be working as a Surrogacy Editorial Intern for our Reno location over the next six months. Mallorey English is an aspiring proofreader and editor. She’s completed a couple of online courses through Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) and has used her education to help edit both her mother’s inspirational book, Monday Motivation: 52 Weeks of Inspiration to Keep Moving, and running blog Life Up and Running. She hopes to one day become a full-time freelance editor. As a…

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Safe Exercises During Your Unplanned Pregnancy

Getting up and moving is one of the best things you can do while pregnant. It keeps your body and mind happy and healthy while also reducing pesky pregnancy problems, such as constipation and back aches. With exercise, your chances of having a complication-free birthing experience are high – as uncomplicated as giving birth can be, anyways. But it’s important that you remain safe and healthy when engaging in physical activity while pregnant. That’s why Adoption Choices of Nevada compiled this list of approved exercises! We separated them into two different categories – low and high intensity. Please keep in…

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5 Positive Impacts on Birth Mothers during Adoptions

There are probably a million and one thoughts running through your head right now. Together, let’s take a moment to breathe. To talk about you. We know that you haven’t made these actions a priority. However, you are a part of the beautiful equation that is adoption. Without you, well, adoption really wouldn’t exist. The process of adoption isn’t just about the adoptee or the adoptive parents, even though they are important parts, too. But, how will adoption affect you? Will it have a positive impact on your life or a negative one? Here at Adoption Choices of Nevada, we…

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Your Tattoos and Body Piercings While Pregnant

As a soon-to-be birth mom, you know your life is about to change. But by how much? One question running through your head is, “Will being pregnant alter any tattoos or piercings I have?” Unfortunately, there’s no real way to know for sure! Some tattoos and piercings may be affected, while others will not. Adoption Choices of Nevada is here to help! The best thing you can do is educate yourself on all possible outcomes. This way, you’re prepared for any issues surrounding your tattoos and body piercings while pregnant. Will My Existing Tattoos Change? Women experience changes to their…