Not everyone can be a gestational surrogate, even though their heart is in the right place. Not only must applicants pass a rigorous approval process, but must understand all of the risks and responsibilities of helping someone become a parent.
Altrustic & Giving Nature
Uncomplicated, full-term pregnancy history
No recent use of nicotine products, marijuana or illegal drugs
No recent use of medications used to treat anxiety or depression
No history of DUI or reckless driving
Financially stable with a strong local support system
Cannot be a recipient of government financial assistance.
No more than 2 cesarean deliveries
Has family and/or partner who is supportive of surrogacy
Flexible morning schedules for appointments
Willing to take daily injections for 10-12 weeks
*This list is not all-inclusive.