Welcome to the FSC Family

Baby Boy “G”
FSC Parents “B&L”

It was wonderful to visit with New Dads B&L and their son, Baby “G” in our Chicago office!

We are all so grateful to TeamFSC Surrogate Sarah for helping to bring this little miracle to life!

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Recent Deliveries

Baby Boy “M” / Parents “J&J” / Surrogate Sara – 10/10 
Baby Boy “E” / Parents “D&R” / Surrogate Amber – 10/16
Baby Girl “D” / Parents “E&P” / Surrogate Brooke – 11/13
Boy/Girl Twins “E&E” / Parents “D&G” / Surrogate Sam – 11/13  
Boy/Girl Twins “C&J” / Parents “C&G” / Surrogate Annie – 11/23

Baby Updates

Frequently Asked Question

What services to you provide?

Family Source Consultants provide a non-biased liaison service for Intended Parents and Surrogates.
Our goal is to encourage communication throughout the process and ensure a positive and healthy relationship between all parties involved.
  • Surrogate pre-screening, selection and matching process
  • Coordination of any necessary travel arrangements for Surrogate or Intended Parents
  • Arrangement of background checks for Intended Parents and Surrogate
  • Organization of legal services for Intended Parents and Surrogate with reputable collaborative reproduction attorneys
  • Negotiation of fees for contract
  • Referral to reputable escrow management service to handle disbursement of compensation checks, monthly expenses and all financial reimbursements to Surrogates, as well as provide monthly statements to Intended Parents
  • Locating a reproductive endocrinologist/infertility clinic that fits the Intended Parents’ qualifications
  • Coordination of required medical screening for all parties, per reproductive endocrinologist’s specifications
  • Referral of Intended Parents and Surrogate to a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the area of third party reproduction. Family Source will arrange meeting for Intended Parents and Surrogate (and spouse/partner if applicable) and coordinate all necessary preliminary psychological testing, including scheduling of the MMPI.
  • Counseling services will be arranged for Surrogate throughout pregnancy if requested and agreed upon in contract
  • Locating life insurance for Surrogate (mandatory per contract). If necessary, although usually not the case, Family Source will help to find appropriate medical insurance to cover Surrogate during pregnancy and delivery.
  • Overseeing all necessary legal filings and procedures (such as pre-birth orders and step parent adoptions) to establish parental rights for Intended Parents
  • Attending transfer if requested and possible
  • Attending doctor appointments (RE and/or OB) with Surrogate if requested and possible
  • We would be honored to attend the birth, with your permission of course, when at all feasible!

To request an information packet, simply submit an Intended/Recipient Parent Contact Form through our website, or call us at (800) FSC-0529.

Consultations are of no cost to you and may be held at one of our office locations, or online via Skype. Family Source Consultants’ home office is based in Chicago, IL with additional offices in Dallas, TX, and Miami, FL.

Surrogacy Stories

Same-Sex Couple Talks Raising Twins: ‘When People Look at My Family, I Want Them to See Love’

Two fathers who used in-vitro fertilization were pleasantly surprised when they found out they were having fraternal twins – and credit their close-knit group of friends who have helped them succeed as new parents.

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Our New Website is Live!  

We’re excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live! Our new format offers improved navigation for both mobile and desktop viewing, as well as beautiful new photo galleries of our Families and Surrogates. We’ve also improved the structure of our content, to make it quicker to find the information you’re seeking. There are many smaller changes that make a big impact, all to make your journey easier and alleviate some of the uncertainty you may be feeling during this exciting, yet nerve-wracking period.

Whether you are in need of a Surrogate, an Egg Donor, or both, you will have many choices before you. Rest assured that TeamFSC will be there to guide you through each and every step of the process.

Call (800) FSC-0529 to schedule a no-cost consultation in our Chicago, Dallas, or Miami office, or from your own location via Skype!

Co-founder Zara Griswold was honored to meet and greet potential intended parents and address all their questions at the RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association Midwest Family Building Summit on Saturday, November 18, 2017.

This Summit was designed to address the and emotional issues associated with infertility and adoption. Attendees were able to learn about new treatments, talk directly to doctors and specialists, explore parenting options and network with others experiencing infertility.

Medical experts, attorneys, counseling professionals, Surrogacy and adoption agencies and those who have experienced infertility firsthand provided to prospective parents information regarding all aspects of family building journeys.

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Staci Swiderski, CEO and owner of Family Source Consultants has been involved in the field of reproductive medicine since 2002. Staci has vigorously grown the comprehensive egg donation and gestational surrogacy agency to become a worldwide leader in the third-party reproduction field. Staci is a former intended parent herself. She and her husband welcomed their son via gestational surrogacy in 2005. Additionally, Staci had the experience of assisting an infertile couple (AKA Recipient Parents) build their family through her efforts as an egg donor, with her donation resulting in the births of their son and daughter.