Becoming a Surrogate

If you’re thinking about becoming a surrogate, you are considering giving one of the biggest, most amazing and selfless gifts possible to another family — and forever changing your own life in the process.

But surrogacy isn’t right for everyone; it takes a special type of person to help another family in such a tremendous way. So, what does it take to become a surrogate? What can you expect from the surrogacy process? And how do you know if surrogacy is right for you?

In the articles below, learn more about all the aspects of becoming a gestational surrogate so you can determine whether you are ready to start this life-changing process.


    Words can carry a lot of power. When it comes to surrogacy, there are many ways to describe a woman who carries a child for someone else. But, is there a “right” term to use?

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    How Can I Become a Surrogate Mother?

    Learn about the screening, medical and legal requirements involved in the surrogacy process — to help decide if surrogacy is right for you.

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    From beginning to end, here’s what you need to know about the surrogacy process, step by step.

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    How to Know if You Would Make a Great Surrogate Mother

    Here are five questions to ask yourself if you’re considering surrogacy.

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    What are Some Tips for Surrogate Mothers?

    Surrogacy can be a complicated process, but these tips will make it easier for you (and the intended parents) to have a stress-free process.

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    What is it Like to be a Surrogate Mother?

    If you’re thinking of becoming a surrogate, here’s what you can expect before, during and after the process is complete.

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    How Much Do Surrogate Mothers Get Paid?

    Learn all you need to know about surrogate mother pay and surrogate mother compensation here.

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    Who Should I Contact to Pursue My Surrogacy Goals?

    Get started with your surrogacy process today by contacting these professionals.

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    Find the answers to the most common questions prospective surrogates have about the surrogacy process.