Requirements

What Does It Take To Be A Surrogate?

Nothing about surrogacy is easy, and it isn’t a quick process.  It takes a great medical and mental health history, flexibility, and great responsibility to help a family in need.

Medical & Social Criteria

Below is a list of medical criteria all candidates must meet in order to be approved as a Surrogate.  These guidelines are set forth by professional guidelines and fertility physicians who work with Surrogates.

– Must be age 21-40 years old

– Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

– Must have a great pregnancy history

– Must have had no more than 3 deliveries via caesarian section

– Must have a clear Pap in the last 12 months

– Must be able to obtain support and a clearance letter from her OB

– Must consent to a background check for herself and adults living in her home

– Must have a stable home life, strong support system and reliable childcare

– Should not have a recent history of smoking or vaping

– Should be willing to refrain from any alcohol during pregnancy

– Should not take prescription medications recreationally or use illicit drugs

– Should be financially stable

– Should not have had an endometrial ablation or the Essure® procedure

– Should not be taking medications that are labeled Category D or Category X

– Should not be taking antipsychotics, anti-anxiety or anti-depressants

– Should have flexibility for 3-6 morning appointments

– Should understand that daily injections for up to 12 weeks may be necessary

– Should have no plans for international travel in the next 18-24 months

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