Every child offers those around them the opportunity to create unique relationships with family, friends, and all the strangers they will ultimately meet. Similarly, every newborn has the potential for greatness and may even change our world in wonderful ways. The birth of a new generation also perpetuates our species, which benefits all of us. The unique contribution of each parent and child makes the world the charming and diverse place we live in today. However, not everyone can carry a pregnancy themselves. Sometimes a little help is needed. Recent advances in medical technology have made the option of surrogacy possible. However, the legal system and public understanding of this new and evolving field are lagging these scientific advances, as there is much misinformation and misunderstanding around surrogacy. This article will look at some of these myths and attempt to correct some misinformation about the practice.