Other People's experiences: Blogs, Forums and Articles

The Surrogacy India Guide covers many of the issues involved in pursuing surrogacy in India.  To build on the guide information (table of contents on the left), the blogs, forums and articles below cover various individual's more personal experiences in their journey to having a baby via surrogacy. 

Blogs from people pursuing surrogacy:

Blog / Site Country Clinic(s) Used
..Un bébé en inde.. (French) India
Rotunda
Gynaecworld
2 Afro Dads - Our Journey to parenthood via surrogacy United Kingdom
Surrogacy India
A Distant Miracle United States
Surrogacy India, baby born February 2011
Amani and Bob's Indian Surrogacy Australia
Surrogacy India
Surrogacy Centre India (Phoenix Hospitals), baby born June 2010
Baby Dreams ... From India with Love! Canada
Akanksha Infertility and IVF Hospital (Anand), baby born October 2008
Baby Masala United States
Surrogacy India, baby born July 2009
Bollywood Road to Parenthood United States
Gynaecworld
Bonjour Parenthood! United States
Rotunda, baby born July 2009
Chai Baby Australia
Surrogacy Centre India (Phoenix Hospitals)
Christmas Eve Boys United States
Rotunda
Surrogacy Centre India (Phoenix Hospitals)


Other forums and support groups:

Most of these forums, even if they lean toward affiliation with a particular clinic, will allow anyone to join and participate in discussions.

Oneinsix forum (unaffiliated, tries at Rotunda and Akanksha)
Surrogacy in India Yahoo Groups (unaffiliated/independent Yahoo Groups surrogacy forum)
Surrogacy India Forum (affiliated forum, run by Surrogacy India; its heavy moderation causes controversy (1,2,3,4, 5, 6) but provides valuable information)
Dr. Patel Support Forum (unaffiliated, run by a Dr. Patel client that had a successful surrogacy, not run by Dr. Patel)
Pea in an Indian Pod (affiliated forum; run by case manager for Surrogacy Centre India (Dr. Shivani))
Us Proud Parents (affiliated forum; run by case managers for Surrogacy Centre India (Dr. Shivani))
Baby Dreams...From India with Love Forum  (unaffiliated, run by a successful Dr. Patel client)
Parents Pursuing Surrogacy
Surrogacy U.K. Message Board (registration and qualification required - U.K. citizens only)
Surrogacy101 (Blog covering surrogacy)
Surrogacy India on Wikihow

News Articles and Reports:

 

More Sites:
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology: More IVF centric, but does include IVF outcomes, including for gestational surrogacy in the U.S.
National Guidelines for Accreditation, Supervision & Regulation of ART Clinics in India

Paid:
OurIndiaIVF (40 page booklet of surrogacy experience with Dr. Patel; US$20)
Two Flew Over a Cuckoo's Nest (eBook of Nikki and Bobbi's experiences, requires donation, outlines experiences with their 10 clinical surrogacy attempts)

Comments

This is a great site and really comprehensive - well done and THANK YOU!

This is great information! Thank you! Just wanted to add that we (millionrupeebaby.blogspot.com) welcomed our daughter in March 2009.

Thanks for the update and congratulations! We updated the page above to reflect the great news!

Hello to all.

The forum is nice effort. Looking forward to contribute to it.

Bye.

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