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Caledonia, Northern Illinois, United States
I am a Thirty-Something mother of four beautiful girls. My love for them, and the joy I've experienced during this crazy ride called motherhood, has inspired me to help make the dream of a family become a reality for couples through gestational surrogacy. I've proudly helped A&T, as their lives were forever changed when they welcomed a son in April 2010 and K&S were blessed as parents in Sept 2012 when we welcomed their twin boys. I completed my final surrogacy journey Nov 2015 when I helped a wonderful local couple J&W and Big Brother add their family with the birth of twin boys. I am so very fortunate to have wonderful relationships with each one of my surro-families and continue to share in their lives.

Monday, August 24, 2009


I had the absolute pleasure of sharing a beautiful BFP with my IPs !!!! I am still just in awe and feel so very honored to be a part of this journey with them.

So the details are, woke up very very early Thursday morning and although only technically 4.5dp5dt decided to test. Now mind you I'd tested the day before and got a negative so I was really nervous about testing again but couldn't resist. You can only imagine my delight when that second line came up (test pictured at top) ... it was light but definitely there in all its glory. That same afternoon I took a digi and was over the moon to see "Pregnant". The second test pictured here was taken Sunday evening ... the line is obviously much more prominent now and a true Big Fat Positive.

I finally shared the news with my IPs just tonight who were MIA over the weekend, the nerve of them to take a quick trip to NY! They are very excited although I could sense IM was still trying to be cautious. She and IF both wanted reassurance that my BFPs were real...I promised them they were very real. LOL I got the sense they hadn't really processed the news just yet. It will hit them soon enough.

Our first beta is tomorrow ... I'll update when the numbers are in.


Liz said...

Congrats to you and your IPs!

Bev (Mom) said...

So happy for all of you and so proud of my favorite oldest daughter for helping A&T make this happen.