Nodal Blog

December 9, 2022
7 Holiday Gift Ideas for Intended Parents

The best gift for intended parents is, obviously, their soon-to-arrive baby. But these gifts don't hurt.

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December 8, 2022
7 Thoughtful Gifts for Surrogates This Holiday Season

Comfy, cute, meaningful gift ideas ahead for the surrogate in your life. Because, well, they deserve it.

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December 6, 2022
6 Things Intended Parents Wish Everyone Knew—and Why Kindness Is Vital

Intended parents weigh in, and, well, they didn't hold back (and we happily invite it).

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December 4, 2022
5 Best Kids Books About Surrogacy on Amazon

Explaining surrogacy to children doesn't have to be complicated—and these kid-friendly books can help.

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December 2, 2022
You Asked: Why Do I Need An IVF or FET Calculator?

Hint: Your due date is based on the date of embryo transfer.

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November 30, 2022
5 Things Surrogates Wish You Knew—and the Myths They Could Do Without

Facts are facts—current and former surrogates weigh in on what they wish more people knew about surrogacy.

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November 22, 2022
6 Surrogacy Instagram Accounts We Love

No matter if you're a surrogate or an IP, it's nice to know someone is on this journey with you.

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November 14, 2022
Why Is BMI for Surrogacy Important?

Plus, how to use our BMI calculator to determine if you meet this surrogacy requirement.

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November 7, 2022
You Asked: What Disqualifies You From Being A Surrogate?

Here are the top five reasons. Plus, what are the surrogate qualifications anyway?

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October 11, 2022
Nodal Founder & CEO Brian Levine Sits Down with Interplay

Learn more about surrogacy stigmas and what Nodal is doing to change things up moving forward.

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September 14, 2022
10 Best Books About Surrogacy on Amazon

Whether you’re a surrogate or the IP(s), it’s time to add these titles to your TBR.

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July 27, 2022
How to Become a Surrogate: 8 Things to Consider Before You Apply

Some of the qualifications to become a surrogate might surprise you. 

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January 7, 2021
What Are the Basic Requirements to Become a Surrogate?

We've put together a list of the physical, financial, and lifestyle requirements for all surrogate applicants.

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December 27, 2021
How to Find the Right Match as a Surrogate

Finding the right match is critical to a successful journey. Here is what you should consider when looking for your intended parent(s).

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December 17, 2021
Tips for Keeping Your Relationship Strong During Surrogacy

Nodal has put together a list of tips to help you keep your relationship healthy and strong throughout your surrogacy journey as a gestational carrier.

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December 16, 2021
What Can Surrogates Expect at an Embryo Transfer?

Plus, what GCs say is the most uncomfortable part of an otherwise easy procedure.

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December 15, 2021
You Asked: What's It Like to Be a Surrogate?

Nodal sits down with former surrogate, Brianna Buck, for her perspective of surrogacy, including what makes a good gestational carrier.

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