Finally bringing your baby home will feel like the highly-anticipated finish line of the marathon that is the surrogacy process. But while your surrogacy journey and your family is now complete. Your surrogacy story will continue to shape your lives even after the practical steps of the process are finished. Throughout your surrogacy process. It’s important to start preparing for this next chapter: parenthood. While raising a surrogate-born child is generally no different from parenting a child who came to your family via more traditional means. There are some important factors to consider as you make the transition into parenting. It’s important to talk to your child as early and as often as possible to normalize their birth via surrogacy and help them create a sense of pride in their story. Breastfeeding is not impossible for you as an intended parent. With the proper preparation, you can have the same bonding experience with your child born via surrogacy.