A mother’s love surpasses all types of love, and Is also unconditional but can it also be love for a mother being a surrogate mom for her daughter?
A 50-year-old woman is pregnant with her grandchild after becoming a surrogate for her 24-year-old daughter who can’t conceive.
The Utah-born woman, identified as Chalise Smith, offered to carry her daughter’s child after she was diagnosed with a devastating auto-immune disease that has made it impossible for her to conceive.
Her daughter, Kaitlyn Munoz, was diagnosed with a disease that attacks healthy parts of her body called Sjogren’s Syndrome in 2019, and she also suffers from endometriosis.
Luckily, she was able to conceive and give birth to her firstborn who is now 2-years-old through IVF before she was diagnosed with the illness.
Chalise, a mother of eight, knows her daughter’s dream is to have a large family like hers and willingly offers to be her surrogate.
“I told Kaitlyn that everyone needed to be 100 percent on board, Kyle (Chalise’s husband and Kaitlyn’s father), Miguel (Kaitlyn’s husband), and Kaitlyn herself.
“I was already 100 percent in, but if there were any single doubts from anyone involved in the decision, I didn’t want to keep pushing.
“Everyone agreed and my husband was 110 percent with me all the way through.
“With my age, I had to go through a lot of health checks before I could get the all-clear for becoming a surrogate.
“But once we were given the all-clear, I had two embryos implanted in September, and that has resulted in me now being pregnant with my granddaughter.”
She is slated to give birth in May 2022 and the whole family can’t wait for the ba