Surrogacy in Florida: The Basics with Circle and Fertility Center of Miami

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Surrogacy in Florida: The Basics with Circle and Fertility Center of Miami

Join us for this FREE webinar on Oct 20th at 12pm EDT. Learn the basics of growing your family through surrogacy and IVF in Florida.

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Surrogacy in Florida: The Basics

Join Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation and Fertility Center of Miami for a 30-minute virtual information session and learn the important steps to growing your family through surrogacy and/or egg donation, and IVF in Florida. We hope this webinar will help you make more informed decisions as you begin your journey to parenthood.

The topics of discussion include:

  • Working with a surrogacy agency
  • Working with an IVF clinic in Florida
  • Surrogacy process for intended parents in Florida
  • IVF process
  • Overview of surrogacy costs
  • Legal considerations, including an overview of the surrogacy law in Florida

A Q&A session will also be available at the end of the webinar.

About the Speakers:

  • Fernando M. Akerman, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., Fertility Center of Miami: Dr. Akerman joined the Center in 1999. He is originally from Argentina and is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese. He is Diplomate Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Subspecialty in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Akerman graduated with honors from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he also completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1992. He completed an Internship in Pathology at Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York, in 1993. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1997 in Missouri, and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, in 1999. Dr. Akerman is a member of numerous scientific societies including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the Miami Obstetrical and Gynecological Society. In 2015, he became the President of the Florida Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (FSREI).
  • Anthony [Tony] Brown, Attorney and Manager of Client Services, Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation. Tony and his husband are also proud dads through surrogacy, egg donation, and IVF. They were the subjects of CNN's, "In America, Gary and Tony Have a Baby”, a 2010 documentary about their journey of having a child through surrogacy. Tony is also the Emeritus Chairman of Men Having Babies and belongs to the Committee for Assisted Reproduction of the American Bar Association.
  • Jenna Simon, Program Manager, Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation: Jenna, a Florida native, is honored to be a part of the Circle family after completing a surrogate journey for a couple in 2019. She is very passionate about helping others and making families. Jenna received her Bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2009.

Reserve your spot today! Registration is FREE. Once registered, you'll receive instructions from GoToWebinar on how to join.

About Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation and Fertility Center of Miami

Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation was founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to be a parent. To this day, that belief is at the core of everything we do. For over 26 years, we've helped straight and LGBTQ+ couples and singles fulfill their dreams of parenthood. We are a full-service agency, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with an office in New York City, London, UK, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. (and coming soon to North Carolina). Circle has a 99.3% success rate, which is the highest in the industry and has brought over 2,700 babies (and counting!) into the world. We have a devoted team comprised of experts in the field, combined with those who have personal experiences such as former egg donors, surrogates, and parents through surrogacy, IVF, and adoption. Our innovative offerings include one all-inclusive cost that covers any complications that may arise during your journey. Our mission is to go above and beyond to grow families around the world by connecting, guiding, and supporting intended parents, surrogates, and egg donors on one of life's most extraordinary journeys. Together, we make parenthood possible.

Fertility Center of Miami was established in 1991and is Florida’s leader in providing Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART). Our physicians are board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. In addition, to our outstanding fertility specialists, the Fertility Center of Miami employs four highly skilled embryologists, an andrologist as well as a large team of expert nurses, medical assistants and business office professionals. Our team works together to provide exceptional and compassionate care. We know fertility treatment can be stressful, so it’s our mission to ensure your needs are fully addressed, your questions answered and your dreams become reality.

The Fertility Center of Miami had the first Egg Donor Program in South Florida, the first Percutaneous Epidydimal Sperm Aspiration (PESA) pregnancy in South Florida, and the first Blastocyst pregnancy in South Florida.

Most of us dream of having a family, but few of us ever anticipate that we will have difficulty making it happen. The Fertility Center of Miami is here to help.