Just like any other pregnancy, total wellness is essential throughout the entire surrogacy journey from pre-pregnancy through lactation. West Coast Surrogacy is committed to providing intended parents the comfort of knowing we go to great lengths to assure our surrogate mothers receive the care and education necessary for a healthy surrogacy and smooth birth.case management staff is intricately involved in every facet of the surrogacy cycle, guiding both the intended parent(s) and surrogate mother through every step of this life-changing journey! As part of the Planning for a Healthy Surrogacy program, West Coast Surrogacy offers the advice and support services of several health and medical professionals during the surrogacy journey, including Dr. Sean Daneshmand, a consulting physician, Board Certified in OB/Gyn, specializing in Perinatology (Maternal Fetal Medicine). Dr. Daneshmand is a renowned physician whose work in assisting women prepare for healthy, full-term births has garnered national attention and recognition. WCS is thrilled to offer our surrogates a monthly educational conference call series, “Ask the Expert”, featuring Dr. Daneshmand, and other industry professionals. These conference calls provide an hour long Q & A session and are designed as part of our Planning for a Healthy Surrogacy program. The video link below offers a sneak preview of the type of valuable information Dr. Daneshmand covers. Tina Schneider, a registered dietitian, provides nutritional counseling and support pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and post pregnancy. Monthly surrogate support groups are led by either Ellen Winters Miller, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with first-hand knowledge of the emotional stresses the infertility rollercoaster can bring, Sue Ann Gonis, a Professional Life and Leadership Coach, specializing in providing emotional encouragement to surrogates, or Dr. Amanda Quayle a seasoned psychologist with a 20 year history of helping guide women struggling with infertility, pre-pregnancy and post-partum issues .