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Illinois is one of the most surrogacy-friendly states in the country, which makes it a great place to start your surrogacy journey. You’ll be able to find surrogacy professionals who are ready to help you figure out how to become a surrogate in Illinois.
Contact us today if you’d like to start your surrogacy journey. If you want to find out more about surrogacy in Illinois before talking to a surrogacy professional, this guide and the articles listed below can help.
Surrogacy in Illinois involves a surrogate and intended parents. The surrogate is the person who carries the intended parents’ baby.
During surrogacy in Illinois, the surrogate and the intended parents will stay in contact. It’s common for intended parents to come to some OBGYN appointments and more. Upon delivery, the surrogate will receive her final surrogacy payment, and the surrogacy is complete.
All modern surrogacies between a surrogate and intended parents are gestational surrogacies.
Gestational surrogacy in Illinois is when a surrogate carries the intended parents’ baby until birth. During the surrogacy medical process, an embryo is created with the intended parents’ or donors’ egg and sperm through IVF. The embryo is then transferred to the surrogate. Since this process uses the genetic material of the intended parents and/or a donor, the baby shares no genetic relation to the surrogate.
Surrogacy agencies in Illinois are experts at helping surrogates and intended parents through their surrogacy journey.
In general, a surrogacy agency will provide the following professional services:
Even if you already know the intended parents you plan to become a surrogate for – also known as identified surrogacy – you can benefit from working with a surrogacy agency.
If you’re looking for a surrogacy agency to work with, you can start with this list:
If you want to become a surrogate in Illinois, you’ve likely asked yourself questions like, “How do I become a surrogate in Illinois? What’s the surrogacy process in Illinois like?”
People who are interested in becoming a surrogate in Illinois can expect to complete the following steps:
It’s not uncommon to wonder, “How much does surrogacy pay in Illinois?
Surrogates who choose to receive compensation for their surrogacy services make $45,000-50,000 for their first surrogacy. People who have been surrogates before can often get more compensation, up to $75,000.
There are two types of financial surrogacy situations you can pursue:
Whether you choose compensated or altruistic surrogacy, your surrogacy and pregnancy expenses will always be covered by the intended parents.
Surrogates at our partner agency can earn $50,00-$110,000 depending on location and experience.
Surrogates never have to pay for their surrogacy- and pregnancy-related expenses. That’s because all legal and medical expenses are covered by the intended parents.
In general, intended parents should expect to spend anywhere from $60,000 to $150,000. This covers:
You can contact us today if you are ready to start your surrogacy journey. But, if you want to find out more about surrogacy in Illinois before you call, consider reading the surrogacy articles below.
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