INTENDED PARENT BLOG

Earth Day 2018: 4 Reasons Cloth Diapers are the Ish

Today is Earth Day, I wanted to take the time to talk about something that is great for the Earth; Cloth Diapering! After attending the Great Cloth Diapering Change in Calgary, Alberta, I learned about four reasons why cloth diapering can be a great choice...

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Preparing for your Psycho-social Assessment

Are you feeling a little nervous about your psychosocial assessment interview? The idea of whether or not you can become a parent riding on a single meeting can be enough to put any of us on the verge of a mental breakdown! (keep reading to...

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Becoming a Parent: More Than DNA

It's so much more than DNA Becoming a parent is so much more than sharing the same DNA with your child.   Being a parent means that you dedicate the rest of your life to raising a child. Whether that child enters your life from birth, or you come along...

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Surrogates Can Eat McDonald’s

The very idea of your pregnant Surrogate going to McDonald’s might be enough to send you into a rage. After all, pregnant women should only be eating organic foods right? Wrong.   Here are 5 reasons that it’s ok that your pregnant Surrogate goes to...

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When the Baby Arrives

Blog by Managing Director Nathan Chan   Upon receipt of the very first birth announcement I got, I knew that the decision to launch Proud Fertility was the best decision I ever made.   Personally, I had gone through 8 incredibly long years of pursuing the dream of...

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I Was a Surrogate’s Travel Companion

During the month of February, I got the privilege to travel alongside a friend as a travel companion and support person while she underwent screening to become a surrogate.   I’ve always had an interest in becoming a surrogate and have plans to pursue this once I give...

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3 Types of Support Egg Donors Need

Egg Donors need informational support. Egg donation can appear to be a complicated process. Informational support is important to ensure each Egg Donor is prepared to make the commitment involved in donating eggs. Every Egg Donor that works...

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What is the Harmony Test?

Harmony is a relatively new prenatal test that can test for chromosomal abnormalities as early as 10 weeks gestation – about 8 weeks post embryo transfer. The Harmony Test is performed by extracting fetal DNA from the Surrogate Mother’s (or...

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7 Ways to Reveal Your Baby’s Gender

Having a baby is the best reason to celebrate! Endless congratulations and so much excitement mean there’s always a reason to throw a party!   Today's parents aren’t restricted to a traditional ladies-only baby shower! More and more moms and dads to be are throwing...

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