Founders

MIRACLE Surrogacy is the premier surrogacy agency in Mexico, offering very affordable, full-service surrogacy programs in Cancun and Mexico City. The agency’s headquarters is based in the USA and was founded by Brian and Henry Yaden, who have been through the surrogacy process themselves. Their first child, Patricia, was born through surrogacy in Thailand in November 2014, and their second little baby, Lourdes, was born in November 2019. They couldn’t be more proud and grateful for the births of their little Miracles! But their surrogacy journeys weren’t without some challenges along the way. Their experiences—the magical births of their beautiful babies and the bumps in the road throughout their journeys—inspired them to begin helping other intended parents in 2014 with surrogacy programs in Mexico.

Today, MIRACLE Surrogacy has become the industry leader of surrogacy in Mexico. The agency recruits all its own egg donors and surrogates directly, which is very important to ensure very strict medical and psychological screening standards are met or exceeded. The agency is very active with community outreach, providing in-depth education to prospective egg donors and surrogates, giving them the opportunity to learn directly from special women who have successfully donated eggs or had a baby through surrogacy. We also provide ongoing psychological care for our surrogates during the pregnancy and even after the birth of the baby.

We also assist in the exit process for your baby by providing guidance on procedures for obtaining birth certificates and passports. We realize there are many questions that arise prior to beginning surrogacy, throughout the entire journey, and even after the birth of your baby. Your MIRACLE Surrogacy team is available around the clock for you, every day, including weekends and holidays, via Zoom, phone, text, or email. With MIRACLE Surrogacy, you are never alone during your surrogacy journey. We not only understand the emotional and financial stress of international surrogacy but also know the joy of succeeding and finally expanding your family. Through our personal experience and knowledge, we guide our clients through what can be a difficult process with understanding and compassion. 

Our Staff

Dr Flor kenigsberg
Staff pediatrician & Operations Manager

Dr. Flor, a licensed pediatrician in Mexico, is MIRACLE Surrogacy’s operations manager, responsible for leading the entire management team and overseeing our Mexico surrogacy programs.  Flor is from Buenos Aires, Argentina, but has lived in Mexico for more than 15 years. Flor also advises our team on health and wellness issues of our newborns in conjunction with other pediatricians and medical professionals at our partner clinics and hospitals.

Rodrigo Zarazua
Journey Coordinator Department manager

Rodrigo is our Journey Coordinator Department manager, guiding our team assisting new intended parents, helping them understand all aspects of surrogacy in Mexico with MIRACLE Surrogacy. Rodrigo lives in Mérida, Mexico, and helps new intended parents by answering their initial questions and guiding them through our Program Overview, explaining the cost of surrogacy in Mexico and much more.  Rodrigo is also a licensed psychotherapist, which is very helpful in giving him a unique ability to empathize with our intended parents.

Alejandro leon
Journey Coordinator & Embryo Shipment Advisor

Alejandro is one of our Journey Coordinators, helping new intended parents by answering all their questions about our surrogacy programs in Cancun and Mexico City. He carefully assists with egg donor selection and planning for the semen deposits in Cancun or Mexico City. He also explains the cost of surrogacy in Mexico, the exit process for getting the baby’s passport, and more. Alejandro lives in Mexico City and works closely with our partner fertility doctors and IVF specialists.

Annie Pampliega
Journey Coordinator

Annie is one of our Journey Coordinators, helping new intended parents with all their questions about surrogacy in Mexico, Egg Donors in Mexico (including our Mexico Egg Bank).  Annie is also very knowledgeable about surrogacy costs in Mexico, surrogacy success rates in Mexico, surrogacy for HIV+ intended parents, surrogacy for single intended parents, and the fact that surrogacy is legal in Mexico. Annie, originally from Argentina, has lived in Mexico more than a decade.

Carlos Ruiz
medical coordinator department manager

Carlos is the supervisor of our Medical Coordination Department.  He leads and trains our medical coordinators and directly assists our intended parents doing surrogacy in Mexico in every aspect of their programs. He and the other coordinators work directly with the doctors and medical teams at our partner fertility clinics in Cancun and Mexico City. The coordinators ensure our clients receive timely updates about their surrogacy programs, providing them with surrogate ultrasounds, medical reports, and general updates about their journeys. Carlos, originally from Spain, has called Mexico City home for many years

sammir braham
Medical Coordinator

Sammir is one of MIRACLE Surrogacy’s medical coordinators.  He helps new intended parents by scheduling and planning the egg collections, egg fertilization, embryo development, and embryo transfers, holding the hands of our intended parents every step of the way.  In addition to helping our intended parents with their surrogacy programs in Mexico, he enjoys looking for innovative ways to help his community, including surrogates and their families.

Azu macouzet
Medical Coordinator

Azu, a medical coordinator with MIRACLE Surrogacy, guides new intended parents with their surrogacy programs in Mexico.  She coordinates the egg collection, fertilization, embryo development and ultimately coordinates the embryo transfer to one of our local surrogates in Cancun or Mexico City.  She is from Mexico, but lived many years in Dublin, Ireland.  She is passionate about helping others and delivering great news to our intended parents. 

Niels jacobsen
Medical Coordinator

Niels is a medical coordinator with MIRACLE Surrogacy in Mexico City.  He assists new intended parents with their Mexico surrogacy journey by planning the egg collection, insemination, embryo development, surrogate assignment and embryo transfer.  He enjoys guiding new intended parents through the surrogacy process, providing them with medical reports and helping them understand each aspect of the surrogacy programs in Mexico.  Niels lived and studied in Norway but is from Mexico and he is very passionate about surrogacy.

Nina Bruksas
Medical Coordinator

Nina, based in our Mexico City office, is one of our medical coordinators, working directly with our partner fertility clinics in Cancun, Mexico City and Merida, planning and coordinating egg collections, egg fertilization, embryo development, and embryo transfers, guiding new intended parents throughout the surrogacy in Mexico journey. Nina is from Norway, but has lived in Mexico for many years and is passionate about providing excellent service to our intended parents.

Daniella Escandon
Medical Coordinator

Daniella, based in our Cancun City office, is one of our medical coordinators, working directly with our partner fertility clinics in Cancun, Mexico City and Merida, planning and coordinating egg collections, egg fertilization, embryo development, and embryo transfers, guiding new intended parents throughout the surrogacy in Mexico journey.

Diana Martinez
Medical Coordinator

Diana, based in our Mexico City office, is one of our medical coordinators, working directly with our partner fertility clinics in Cancun, Mexico City and Merida, planning and coordinating egg collections, egg fertilization, embryo development, and embryo transfers, guiding new intended parents throughout the surrogacy in Mexico journey.

Diego Martos
Medical Coordinator

Diego, based in our Mexico City office, is one of our medical coordinators, working directly with our partner fertility clinics in Cancun, Mexico City and Merida, planning and coordinating egg collections, egg fertilization, embryo development, and embryo transfers, guiding new intended parents throughout the surrogacy in Mexico journey. 

Silvina Caride
Medical Coordinator

Silvina, based in our Mexico City office, is one of our medical coordinators, working directly with our partner fertility clinics in Cancun, Mexico City and Merida, planning and coordinating egg collections, egg fertilization, embryo development, and embryo transfers, guiding new intended parents throughout the surrogacy in Mexico journey. Silvina is from Argentina, but has lived in Mexico for many years and is passionate about providing excellent service to our intended parents.

Itz Hernandez
Senior intended parent Pregnancy care Coordinator

Itz is one of our Intended Parent Pregnancy Care Coordinators and shares his time between our Mexico City and Cancun offices. He is responsible for working closely with our entire Surrogate Pregnancy Care Team to obtain real-time medical updates about our pregnant surrogates. He also keeps our intended parents timely informed about the progress of their surrogacy journeys. Itz is passionate about providing friendly, efficient service to our pregnant intended parents, and he also offers detailed information about what to expect when the precious miracles arrive.

Jesus Herrera
intended parent Pregnancy care Coordinator

Jesus, based in Mexico City, is one of our Intended Parent Pregnancy Care Coordinators. He assists our pregnant intended parents with programs in both Mexico City and Cancun and is responsible for partnering with our Surrogate Pregnancy Care Team to obtain real-time medical updates about our pregnant surrogates. He also keeps our intended parents timely informed about the progress of their surrogacy journeys. Jesus enjoys meeting intended parents and their little miracles of course!

Karla mendoza
Senior Surrogate Screening/Embryo Transfer Coordinator

Karla works at our partner fertility clinic in Mexico City, side-by-side with the attending fertility doctors, nurses, and clinical staff, providing ongoing care for our pregnant surrogates. She attends all the surrogate medical appointments and arranges our surrogates’ home visits to ensure they have everything they need to be comfortable. She makes sure the surrogates properly comply with doctors’ orders, contracted nutritionists, psychologists, and social workers. Together with the rest of her team, Karla ensures our surrogates feel loved, respected, live healthy lives, and have all the support needed for a successful pregnancy and delivery.

Evelyn onate
Senior Surrogate Screening/Embryo Transfer Coordinator

Evelyn, who works in our Cancun office, leads our Surrogate Screening and Embryo Transfer Preparation Team, working side-by-side with our partner fertility doctors and specialists to guide our surrogate candidates through the rigorous screening process. Evelyn also arranges examinations by our contracted nutritionists, psychologists, and social workers to coordinate surrogate home visits, part of the overall surrogate screening process. Once fully approved, Evelyn’s team assigns surrogates to intended parents and coordinates the surrogate’s preparation for the embryo transfer in conjunction with the attending fertility doctor, nurses, and clinic staff. Once a positive pregnancy is achieved, Evelyn transitions pregnant surrogates to our Surrogate Pregnancy Care Team.

Jimena sangines
Surrogate Screening/Embryo Transfer Coordinator

Jimena works in our Mexico City office, where she coordinates closely with our partner fertility doctors and specialists to guide our surrogate candidates through the very rigorous screening process. Jimena also arranges examinations by our contracted nutritionists, psychologists, and social workers to coordinate surrogate home visits, part of the overall surrogate screening process. Once fully approved, Jimena coordinates with the rest of the team to assign surrogates to intended parents. She then coordinates the surrogate’s preparation for the embryo transfer in conjunction with the attending fertility doctor, nurses, and clinic staff. Once a positive pregnancy is achieved, Jimena transitions pregnant surrogates to our Surrogate Pregnancy Care Team.

Berenice Gandarias
Surrogate pregnancy care coordinator

Berenice works with our pregnant surrogates in Cancun. She coordinates all their medical checkups, working with our partner OBGYN, who provides all pregnancy care throughout the program. She also conducts home visits of our surrogates, ensures they have everything they need to be comfortable, and makes sure the surrogates are properly complying with doctor’s orders, contracted nutritionists, psychologists, and social workers. Berenice, with her team, ensures our surrogates feel loved, respected, live healthy lives, and have all the support needed for a successful pregnancy and delivery.

Andrea Scherrer
Surrogate pregnancy care coordinator

Andrea works in our Cancun office, coordinating ongoing medical care for our pregnant surrogates, including coordination of medical checkups with our partner OBGYN, who provides all pregnancy care throughout the program. In addition, she conducts home visits of our surrogates to ensure they have everything they need to be comfortable. She makes sure the surrogates properly comply with doctors’ orders, contracted nutritionists, psychologists, and social workers. Together with the rest of her team, Andrea ensures our surrogates feel loved, respected, live healthy lives, and have all the support needed for a successful pregnancy and delivery.

Mario Lara
Egg donor department manager

Mario plays a pivotal role as the head of our esteemed Egg Donor Department, spearheading a dedicated team that is meticulously tasked with the recruitment and selection of egg donors not only from various regions across Mexico but also from around the globe. His leadership is instrumental in ensuring that we maintain a diverse and comprehensive pool of potential donors, thereby enhancing the prospects for successful matches with intended parents. Mario’s responsibilities extend beyond recruitment as he takes on the mantle of overseeing the operations of MIRACLE Surrogacy Frozen Egg Bank, the largest in Mexico. He guides our egg donors through the process of fertility screening, ensuring that they meet the stringent standards required for participation in our program, which takes place at one of our esteemed partner clinics. 

Chris reynoso
SURROGATE RECRUITMENT MANAGER & SOCIAL MEDIA SUPERVISOR

Chris, based in Cancun, manages our Surrogate Education & Advocacy Team. Chris leads workshops throughout Mexico with current and former MIRACLE surrogates to educate future surrogates about the requirements, the strict medical and psychological screening standards, and the rules and responsibilities of a surrogate throughout the entire journey. Chris and his team identify prospective surrogates to go through the screening process and works directly with our Surrogate Screening Teams, who continue the process required to approve a surrogate for the program. Chris, who is Mexican but grew up in Canada, is also our Social Media Supervisor. He enjoys working with our current and former intended parents to help spread the message about our affordable, legal surrogacy programs in Mexico.

Roland casquio
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Roland oversees the management of our Accounting Department and Internal Auditing as well as Information Systems.  He identifies training needs and ensures surrogacy journeys are progressing seamlessly. Roland also works with our trustees emphasizing our commitment to corporate and social responsibility in the surrogacy industry, and making sure our entire team is consistently adhering to the original goals and principles of our founders which is to offer affordable international surrogacy in Mexico, with every team member consistently empathizing with our intended parents, holding their hands throughout every surrogacy journey.

Karen Morales
ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING DEPARTMENT MANAGER

Karen, based in our Cancun office, has extensive experience in the surrogacy industry as a medical coordinator and surrogate clinical care coordinator. Karen also has years of experience with the delivery of egg donor and surrogate education programs.  Karen is the manager of our Accounting and Auditing Team responsible for managing the financial aspects of each intended parent’s journey, as well as overseeing the internal process audits performed by our auditors, ensuring all policies and procedures are properly carried out.

Brenda Spencer
Special Projects Manager

MIRACLE Surrogacy places tremendous value on the care of our intended parents, our surrogates, egg donors, and of course, your baby! We also appreciate our team members in all the countries where we operate. We couldn’t be more thankful to have Brenda as the supervisor of Special Projects. She works directly with the doctors and medical teams at our partner fertility clinics in Cancun, Merida, and Mexico City. Brenda is extremely committed to excellent intended parent care and has 30 years of client relationship experience.