A new baby brings love and joy to new parents – but fitting a newborn into the family unit’s established routines can also lead to stress. Those who choose to become parents through surrogacy are no exception.
The decision to pursue the path of bearing a child by way of a surrogate is not always an easy one to make. Some couples resort to surrogacy after trying to become pregnant for a number of years; for others, pregnancy poses an unacceptably high health risk for the would-be mother. And for gay couples, surrogacy is the only way to have one partner’s biological child.