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Take advantage of a wide array of educational resources and provider discounts exclusive to MHB Members!

Support Groups
Exclusive privileges
Promotional offers

Welcome to our community! The MHB Member Zone is where you can find exclusive programs and resources that will surely make your parenting journey more informative, smooth and affordable.

If you are not yet a Supporting Member of our community, please consider joining today. MHB is not a service provider. We are a nonprofit community organization where future and current gay fathers, surrogates and allies join together to make gay parenthood a wider reality!

Members-Only Workshops and Webinars

Monthly Member Workshop: Budgeting

Step-by-step budget planning

Every 2nd Monday

Our interactive 90-minute virtual workshop will help you decipher cost sheets from surrogacy providers in order to create your own surrogacy journey's customized budget in real time. This is for those who have already had consults with providers and want to prepare an estimated budget for their journey and compare costs between providers.

  • Next workshop: January 18th at 1:00-2:30 EST (Tuesday due to Martin Luther King Jr Holiday on January 17th)

Monthly Member Workshop: Membership Orientation

Kick-start your surrogacy journey

Every 1st Monday

Join MHB expert staff members to learn how to begin your surrogacy journey, make the best use of the resources MHB has to offer, and maximize the value of your membership. 

  • Next workshop February 7th - 1:00pm EST

Member Support Groups

Monthly Member Support Group: Preparing for Birth

Preparing for the hospital & birth experience

Every 3rd Monday

This monthly drop-in support group is for members whose surrogate is already pregnant. Topics vary month to month. This month, join the MHB and baby care experts to learn about planning for the birth.

  • January 24, 2022 at 8:00pm EST

Monthly Member Support Group: Surrogate Relationship

Fostering a healthy relationship with your surrogate

Every 4th Monday of each month

A drop-in support group for members who are already matched with a surrogate.  Join the MHB team to discuss your concerns and questions about fostering a great relationship with your surrogate. This informal group meeting will have plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss your story. 

  • Next meeting: Monday, January 31st at 1:00pm EST  

Promotional Offers

Our Membership Benefits Program can make becoming (and being) a parent more affordable! All you need is a valid membership number when you contact providers through our Referral Page.
  • Dozens of surrogacy agencies, IVF clinics, law firms and complementary service providers offer discounts that typically range $500 - $1500 each!
  • Many of the promotions are for prospective parents, and some are also for parents (for instance a discount off embryo storage).
  • The promotional offers are detailed in enhanced provider profiles we created - look for a checkmark in the MBP column! (and we're constantly adding new providers). You can also link directly to the offers from the MBP column at the rating & reviews tables, and the general provider directory.
Providers offering discounts to Men Having Babies Members