Ms. Sharon LaMothe

Sharon LaMothe

Sharon LaMothe is the Owner of LaMothe Services, LLC, an ART Business Assistant/Marketing Company, LaMothe Surrogacy Consulting, an informational service to educate surrogates and first time Intended Parents in the sometimes overwhelming process of Traditional and Gestational Surrogacy, and Owner of InfertilityAnswers.net, an educational website for those researching Third Party Family Building. She is also a motivational coach for those looking for extra support and guidance for those times when life seems to be complicated and solutions are few. Sharon also owned and operated her own Surrogacy Agency for over 5 years. She has had personal experience being a Gestational Surrogate twice by giving birth to two sets of twins (2000 and 2005) after suffering secondary infertility--hormone related which ended up spacing her own children 10 years apart. Sharon's educational background includes a Social Services major which encompassed classes in Crisis Identification and Intervention, Interviewing and Counseling, Communication in Groups and Organizations. She has offered her expertise by holding round table discussions and speaking on the topic of Surrogacy for SMART ART, RESOLVE, ASRM, Fertile Dreams, AATB, A Family of My Own, and by arranging staff development luncheons and meetings with various clinics, hospitals and law offices. Sharon is the author of the book Surrogacy Helps Make a Family Grow! written for the children of surrogate mothers.

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Articles Sharon has Published
Surrogacy and Twitter, Facebook & Instagram-Who is Reading
Surrogacy and Twitter, Facebook & Instagram-Who is Reading Your Posts?

Facebook and other social media outlets are truly a marvelous invention...until it gets in the way of your relationship with your surrogate or intended parents. We are often reminded to watch what you »

Facebook and other social media outlets are truly a marvelous invention...until it gets in the way of your relationship with your surrogate or intended parents. We are often reminded to watch what you post because you don't know who may be reading your blog, timeline,tweets or looking at photos. Employers are often vetting applicants by Googling them and reading the latest activity or looking at the..

Ms. Sharon LaMothe · June 9th, 2016

Ms. Sharon LaMothe · June 9th, 2016

What Surrogates and Egg Donors Need to Know
What Surrogates and Egg Donors Need to Know About Tax Season

If you were a surrogate or an egg donor in 2015 and received compensation you need to be aware of your obligation to report the compensation as gross income. I have heard many donors and carriers state »

If you were a surrogate or an egg donor in 2015 and received compensation you need to be aware of your obligation to report the compensation as gross income. I have heard many donors and carriers state that the compensation was for "pain and suffering" or that they did not receive a 1099, so they do not have to claim the money as income. This is not correct. The 2015 case of Perez v. Commissioner,..

Ms. Sharon LaMothe · June 1st, 2016

Ms. Sharon LaMothe · June 1st, 2016

9 Questions You Might Ask Before You Apply
9 Questions You Might Ask Before You Apply to be a Surrogate Mother or Gestational

Below is a short list of common questions that women ask when they are considering surrogacy. If you have any additional questions that you would like answered or would like to see on this list please »

Below is a short list of common questions that women ask when they are considering surrogacy. If you have any additional questions that you would like answered or would like to see on this list please comment below. 1. What is the average age of a potential surrogate? Reproductive endocrinologists prefer to work with surrogates who are between 21 and 39 years of age. Exceptions have been made in the..

Ms. Sharon LaMothe · May 28th, 2016

Ms. Sharon LaMothe · May 28th, 2016