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.
As little girls, many of us likely played mommy. We stuffed pillows under our shirts and strutted around for a moment, and then pulled the pillow out, grabbed a nearby baby doll and poof, we were mommies. Easy peasy, nothing to it. Nowhere in our imaginations was there heartbreak over negative pregnancy tests, miscarriages, let alone fertility treatment.