On February 15, the Child-Parent Security Act (CPSA) went into effect in New York. The new law makes paid gestational surrogacy legal in the state. New York mom Felicia Lebow shares her experience with gestational surrogacy before the law was passed, as well as her tips and reaction to the CPSA.
Author: Felicia Lebow
Felicia Lebow is the founder and owner of Photography by Felicia. For 30 years she has had the privilege of capturing memories for families all over Long Island, specializing in family portraits, newborns, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, elementary schools, preschools and special-needs schools. At 39 years old, Felicia became a single mother by choice to her oldest son Eli. Nine years later she welcomed Charlie and Sawyer through the gift of surrogacy. Felicia loves spending time with her three boys. Together they enjoy traveling, the outdoors, visiting Maine and Vermont, making music, kayaking, hiking and snuggling as a family with their two cats. A born and bred Long Islander, Felicia enjoys a peaceful life in Sea Cliff.