2.16.21 Topic

Qualifications of a Surrogate
Wondering if you qualify to become a surrogate? Have questions? Reach out!!!

  • Desire to help other couples
  • Single, divorced, married, or widowed, but is not separated from her husband
  • Must be willing to abstain from alcohol use throughout the pregnancy
  • Free of Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections and other transmittable diseases
  • No history of chronic drug use
  • Must be between the ages of 21 and 40 years of age
  • History of delivering at least one healthy child and must be 6 months postpartum
  • Currently raising, or has raised, her child(ren) in her home
  • Must be in overall good health
  • BMI must be under 35
  • Must have had no more than 2 c-sections
  • Must be a non-smoker and living in a smoke-free environment
  • Must be willing to have a criminal background completed
  • Must be willing to attend counseling sessions throughout the process if recommended
  • Must not be receiving government assistance (welfare)
  • Must have full emotional support from husband/partner, if applicable
  • Spouse/partner must agree to undergo a psych evaluation
  • Must be willing to undergo a psychological evaluation
  • No serious medical problems during pregnancy or delivery
  • No pre-term deliveries before 36 weeks (unless in the event of multiples)
  • Must be able to provide us with previous delivery records
  • Must be cleared by an endocrinologist specializing in fertility
  • Must have a stable residence and not be planning to move out of the state in which the gestational carrier/surrogate lives once legal contracts are completed

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