Surrogates


Surrogate Health Requirements

If you’re considering being a surrogate, you probably are aware of the commitment that this journey requires from you. But, have you thought long and hard about the physical challenges you may experience along the way?

Through all of its ups and downs, being a surrogate can be hard on a woman’s body. So, surrogacy professionals require gestational carriers to meet certain medical requirements before they are approved for the process. These medical requirements exist to protect your safety and the safety of the intended parents’ baby whom you will carry in your womb.

Below, find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about surrogate health requirements. When in doubt, we encourage you to contact a surrogacy professional or reproductive endocrinologist for more information.

Can I Be a Surrogate After Tubal Ligation?

Can I Be a Surrogate After Tubal Ligation?

Can you be a surrogate if you have a tubal ligation? The answer is yes. Here, learn why being a surrogate after having your tubes tied can be an ideal situation because of how the...

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Can You Become a Surrogate with STIs?

Can You Become a Surrogate with STIs?

Can I be a surrogate if I have HPV? Can you be a surrogate mother with herpes? If you’re asking yourself any of these questions or more, check out our guide to gestational surrogacy with...

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Can You Be a Surrogate After Menopause?

Can You Be a Surrogate After Menopause?

Can a postmenopausal woman be a surrogate? If you’re considering being a gestational carrier after you’ve lost your fertility, there are some important things you should know first.

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What are the BMI Requirements for Surrogacy?

What are the BMI Requirements for Surrogacy?

What’s the best BMI for a surrogate? Why is there a weight requirement to be a surrogate? Learn the answers to these questions and more to determine if you are eligible to become a gestational...

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Can I Be a Surrogate if I Take Antidepressants?

Can I Be a Surrogate if I Take Antidepressants?

When you manage your depression with medication, you may not think that your mental health will impact your ability to become a gestational carrier. But it can — and it will. Learn more about becoming...

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