When we realized that surrogacy was our best chance to become parents, we had no idea what to expect. We had no one to guide, encourage, or support us. We didn’t know right from wrong, and we felt helpless and lost. We knew our decision would be life changing, but we were overwhelmed and confused by all the experts we found ourselves needing to consult—doctors, lawyers, surrogacy agencies, fertility clinics, financial advisers, and more. We went through a very difficult surrogacy process. This painful, expensive, and emotionally wrenching process shook us. We became frustrated and tense.