Welcome to the World, Baby!

There are two ways to be born. Babies come out of the uterus through the vagina or through a cut in the belly and uterus (caesarean section or c section). 

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Sometimes it is our Mom, birth mother, first parent, or a parent with a different name who gives birth to us. Other times it is a traditional surrogate or a gestational surrogate. 

A surrogate is pregnant and gives birth to a baby who will be raised by someone else. It is the surrogates eggs that are used for fertilization. 

A gestational surrogate is also pregnant and gives birth to a baby who will be raised by someone else. However, it is not the surrogate's eggs that are used. It could be eggs from your parent or a donor. 

Sometimes we know who was pregnant with us and how they gave birth to us, and sometimes we don't!