Becoming a Surrogate is one of the most rewarding and selfless things you can do for someone that cannot have children.
GS: between the ages of 20-42
TS: between the ages of 20-39
*Non-smoker and living in a smoke free environment
*Non-drinker or occasional drinker that is willing to refrain during pregnancy
*Be willing to undergo mental evaluation
*Be willing to undergo STD/infectious disease testing
*Be willing to undergo a criminal background check
*Must have good pregnancy history (given birth to at least 1 baby)
*Must be dependable and dedicated
*Family must be complete or not wanting to have more children for a minimum of 2 years!
How long does it take for a Surrogate to be matched?
I cannot give you a time line on when you can expect to be matched...that can depend on a lot of things such as your location, fees, beliefs, insurance, etc.
What compensation packages do Surrogates usually ask for?
All surrogates set their own compensation, the figures below are averages. I have had some Surrogates with comp as low as $5,000 so it's what you decide is best for you.
First Time Surrogate up to $22,000
Second Time Surrogate up to $25,000
Third Time Surrogate + $25,000 +
Child care $5-$10 per hour (only actual charge will be reimbursed)
Housekeeping $50 weekly+ (for bed rest)
Maternity Clothing $500 ($700 for multiples)
Medical Insurance $250-$350 Month
Travel Actual (hotel, food, travel and transportation)
Lost wages Actual
Invasive procedures $500 (selective reduction, D&C, Amnio, etc)
Transfer fee (IVF) $500
Home insemination or AI for TS $150 (up to 3 insems per month)
Multiple Fee $1,000-$3,000
Life Insurance $200+
When will the Surrogate's compensation start?
The compensation begins within 14 days of a viable heartbeat via ultrasound at approximately 6 weeks gestation, and then mailed on the first of each month thereafter. Although before pregnancy, reimbursements are given 14 days after submitting your statement.
You can download the proper application/profile from below or request additional information at: http://earthlyangelsconsulting.com/contact_us