Tom and Kimberly’s Story
After years of trying to start a family, Tom and Kimberly (not their real names) turned to West Coast Surrogacy, Inc. to produce the babies they craved.
“We'd experienced more than our fair share of fertility treatments and procedures,” the couple wrote of their experience. “There were surgeries, delays, medications, more surgeries, diets, invasive procedures, IUIs, IVFs, frozen transfers, pregnancies.”
An initial pregnancy resulted in the loss, at 22 weeks, of twins Kimberly was carrying. A subsequent pregnancy, though difficult, produced twins, a boy and a girl. The complications associated with the birth meant the couple could not have more children. Their desire for another child to complete their family brought them to WCS.
“We met with Amy Kaplan of West Coast Surrogacy to discuss our options. We felt very comfortable with Amy,” Tom noted. “She was extremely knowledgeable about the process, having worked in the field and having been a surrogate herself. We felt it gave her a unique perspective when interviewing potential surrogates and intended parents. She paired us with a wonderful surrogate and managed the entire process, from matching to legal to IVF procedures, and ultimately, to a successful result.”
The couple’s surrogate delivered a pair of twin boys in February 2009. “Throughout it all, Amy provided support, was an outlet when needed, bridged communication gaps,
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