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“Surrogate mother”: What’s behind the choice?
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“Surrogate mother”: What’s behind the choice?

The woman who lends her womb during the surrogacy process is often incorrectly labeled as a “surrogate mother.” She is actually a surrogate, a person who provides couples and individuals with the opportunity to form families. A truly kind mission. Although sometimes desire can blind us, and time can make us a little anxious, the choice of this person is crucial in this procedure, so it must be meticulous and exhaustive. Since this issue must be addressed with responsibility and ethics, we chose to share with you some of the criteria established by the specialized agency Family Aims for the selection of a surrogate. Keep reading! A cautious decision The (misnamed) “surrogate mother” will not only carry the baby during pregnancy, but will also have an impact on the experience of the fut...
Surrogacy in America: why should you contact an international agency?
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Surrogacy in America: why should you contact an international agency?

Surrogacy, occasionally misnamed as «womb for rent», is an increasingly sought-after option given the number of successful cases. However, regulations and legal obstacles in many countries may hinder or even prohibit this reproductive option. In such circumstances, contacting an international surrogacy agency may be the best alternative. One of these outstanding agencies is «Family Aims«, with a presence in Colombia, the United States, Israel, Belgium (European Union), Japan and China, which offers a wide range of services to help individuals and couples from all over the world to realise their dream of enlarging their family. Guarantees, treatment and follow-up in an international agency One of the main advantages of contacting an international agency like «Family Aims» is the guaran...
What are the ages at which people can have children, and how important is age when deciding when to get pregnant?
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What are the ages at which people can have children, and how important is age when deciding when to get pregnant?

The desire to become a mother or father is a common desire among many individuals and couples. However, conceiving is not always an easy path to follow, and there are those who face complex challenges and dilemmas. In that sense, reproductive age plays a fundamental role, as it has a significant influence when seeking a pregnancy. Although the female gender has always been more associated with concerns about the end of their fertile stage, men are not exempt either; that is why in this article we will find out a little more about infertility, doubts and solutions. What do we call reproductive age? Also known as fertile age, we talk about that period of time in which a person has the biological capacity to conceive. In the case of women, it also means being able to carry a pregnancy to...
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How to cope with the ups and downs of fertility treatment?

Si bien para muchas personas el camino hacia tener una familia es un proceso lleno de alegría y gratificación, para otras es una experiencia de resistencia, frustración e incertidumbre. Cuando no se produce la concepción, y están en juego deseos y aspiraciones, se encuentran muchas dificultades, especialmente cuando se ha iniciado el tratamiento de fertilidad .  Aunque son una opción esperanzadora y la mejor alternativa para cultivar el sueño de tener un hijo, las técnicas de reproducción asistida pueden dar miedo. Por eso contactamos con José Pablo Saffon, CEO de Babynova by Novafem, una clínica de fertilidad con sede en Colombia. Gracias a su amplia experiencia con pacientes de todo el mundo, pudimos conocer algunos de los desafíos que enfrentan estas personas que, como muchas otras, ...
Surrogacy in Colombia: A growing trend, as more and more people seek this path to parenthood
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Surrogacy in Colombia: A growing trend, as more and more people seek this path to parenthood

The process of surrogacy is one of the many options that exist to conceive a child. This alternative gives the intentional parents (IP) the chance of being genetically linked with their descendant, is often faster and more effective than adoption because it does not involve such a bureaucratic and time-consuming process. Those who have been frustrated in their desire to become parents may find in this choice an answer to their problems. Babynova, formerly known as Novafem, is Colombia’s most experienced genetic and fertility center in providing this service, accompanying the dreams of thousands of families. What is it about? This novel assisted reproduction technique is a beautiful process, where a person with gestational capacity, in a voluntary act of kindness, allows another per...