Between Lemons and Lemonade - A Surrogacy Story

After experiencing the heartbreak and pain accompanying two life-altering ectopic pregnancies, my lifelong best friend Stephanie and her husband Justin are far from giving up on fulfilling their family's destiny to grow by one.  When finding out that a traditional pregnancy was no longer an option, they took a leap of faith and began their journey to surrogacy. 

To read their whole story,  visit their personal blog here . 

After countless hours of tests, interviews, more tests, and lots of waiting, Stephanie and Justin are a few steps into this lengthy process. While their faith remains strong that this is the path they are meant to take, it comes at a great cost. The average surrogacy can cost between $90,000 and $130,000.

Surrogacy is a very private and personal choice. The decision to share their story was a difficult one to make. The humble personalities of Stephanie and Justin make asking for financial help to fulfill their family's destiny incredibly difficult.  I hope that their story resonates with a piece of you and that you might be inspired to give a small amount to help them along this journey.

Many blessings!

  • Amanda Gailitis 
    • $50 
    • 19 mos
  • Suzanne Perreault 
    • $75 
    • 19 mos
  • Lynn Coppel 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Beata Gailitis 
    • $200 
    • 30 mos
  • Christy Gurley 
    • $50 
    • 30 mos
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Kelsey Laird 
Grand Blanc, MI
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