Many have asked what our girls think about me being a surrogate and carrying someone else's babies. The first time I was a surrogate in 2010-2011 our girls were 4 and 6 years old. Early on in that surrogate pregnancy with the twins I sent their teachers an email to let them know what was happening in our family in case the girls said something. I found out from Selah's preschool teacher that she had already told her "My mom is pregnant with someone else's baby"! It's a good thing I sent the email to clarify the situation:)
With this surrogate pregnancy the girls are now 9 and 11. They love being a part of this journey and we truly see this as a family ministry. We all play a role. Just this week our girls were able to meet the 7 year old brother of the twins I am currently carrying for the first time. It was very special. He gave our girls each flowers and a stuffed bear and thanked them for the gift of his brother and sister. He has been praying during his bedtime prayers to be a big brother for the past 4 years. What a special thing for God to answer his prayer with a double portion of blessing...2 siblings.
Tomorrow I will be 15 weeks pregnant. All 3 of us are healthy and doing well. God is good.
Matthew 21:16 "Do you hear what these people are saying?" Jesus told them, "Yes! Haven't you ever read, 'From the mouths of infants and nursing babies you have created praise'?"
Tiffany Jo Baker is a 3x surrogate, writer, speaker and Couples Life & Fertility support coach.
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