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International Surrogacy? Penny Wise, Pound Foolish?
Intended Parents who seek surrogacy programs in foreign countries outside the United States to save costs face particular risks as presented in this article. Ukraine was a popular foreign destination for surrogacy. When the war started in Ukraine, the country of Georgia was hosting an ever-growing surrogacy program for foreigners. Now, there are bills being …Continue Reading
12 Important Provisions in a Surrogacy Contract
The provisions in a surrogacy contract should outline the rights, responsibilities and expectations of all parties involved in the surrogacy arrangement. While the specific terms may vary depending on the state law and preferences of the surrogate and intended parents, here are 12 important provisions in a surrogacy contract that your contract should include: Compensation …Continue Reading
Travel When You are a Surrogate
Surrogacy contracts impose restrictions against traveling outside the United States typically once a surrogate is on medications and often outside the state where the surrogate lives in the second trimester. Contracts will further impose travel restrictions in late 2nd trimester of around 100-150 miles from the delivery hospital. Travel restrictions for surrogates in surrogacy contracts …Continue Reading
Surrogate Program Compensation 2023 Summary
As a surrogate, you will receive excellent compensation and benefits during your journey and a lifetime of personal rewards knowing you gave the most meaningful gift ever to someone who is not able to have a child. You are truly an extraordinary woman and the financial rewards and benefits you receive should reflect that. We …Continue Reading
California Surrogate Program Summary
As a California surrogate, you will receive excellent compensation and benefits during your journey and a lifetime of personal rewards knowing you gave the most meaningful gift ever to someone who is not able to have a child. You are truly an extraordinary woman and the financial rewards and benefits you receive should reflect that. …Continue Reading
Why a Surrogate Needs an Agency
There are many independent matching sites and groups. The idea of independent matching and being able to jump right in and start meeting Intended Parents may seem exciting. Independent matching may seem much more personal and less bureaucratic than contacting an agency. An independent match may feel like a surrogate has much more control in …Continue Reading
Preparing to Become a Surrogate
Becoming a surrogate is a significant commitment and involves various physical, emotional, and legal considerations. Here are some steps a potential surrogate can take in preparing to become a surrogate and to speed up the process.: 1. Research: Start by researching the surrogacy process, the legalities involved, and the requirements for becoming a surrogate in …Continue Reading
The Click: Why is the matching process so important in a surrogacy match for both Intended Parents and Surrogates?
This post is about THE CLICK that should happen between Intended Parents and Surrogates. Of course, a surrogate must meet basic qualifications for becoming a surrogate but there is much more to a great match. We have a team of professionals that evaluate the match including our agency, the fertility clinic, and the mental …Continue Reading
Learn More About the Surrogate Mother Requirements
For a woman who is considering whether to become a surrogate, there are many considerations to understand. First, a woman must meet the basic requirements for becoming a surrogate. Secondly, a woman must understand the commitment and expectations that being a surrogate requires. The following are some additional considerations besides meeting the basic …Continue Reading