Benefits of Being a Surrogate in Colorado
If you’re considering becoming a surrogate in Colorado, you’re doing an amazing thing. Surrogacy is one of the most fulfilling and selfless acts, but not everyone is cut out for it. Surrogacy takes a lot of commitment, patience, and time for everyone involved, so there’s a lot you should consider before becoming a gestational surrogate. Since there are strict qualifiers, background checks, and screenings to be a surrogate in Colorado, many people can feel discouraged or reluctant to apply. The Colorado surrogacy process to become a surrogate can feel picky and daunting, but you may be surprised to find out that you qualify, and there are several benefits to being a surrogate in Colorado.
Colorado is a great state of being a surrogate, and Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado is here to make the experience even better. Surrogacy is a long a challenging journey but endlessly rewarding and changes you for the better. If you’re curious about qualifying to become a surrogate, how to become a surrogate in Colorado, or the in’s and out’s of the surrogacy journey, we’re here to help. We’ve seen the magic surrogacy at work countless times, and we want to bring that joy to as many intended families as possible; that’s why you’re so important. Surrogacy has changed a lot in the last few decades to protect and benefit the surrogate more, and we want you to be taken care of as much as possible.
Every surrogate mother will have a different experience, and likewise, see different or additional benefits of being a surrogate in Colorado. These are just a few benefits of surrogacy in Colorado.
Surrogacy is Legal in Colorado
When it comes to surrogacy, Colorado has one of the best judicial systems in the country. Courts routinely grant pre-birth parentage orders to intended parents before the baby is delivered, which significantly benefits the intended parents, avoiding a lengthy and pricy legal process. Additionally, all types of surrogacy are legal in Colorado. Gestational surrogacy is generally preferred, but traditional surrogacy is also legal in the state. Not all states allow for both gestational and traditional surrogacy, so check with legal counsel if you are from outside of Colorado.
Surrogacy Compensation in Colorado
Intended parents can pay the surrogate mother in Colorado. Be wary of agencies that try to mislead you with little to no transparency about how funds are broken down and distributed to you. Some can come with a lot of strings attached. Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Corado us up-front about your compensation as a surrogate, so you’re never caught off guard by what is or isn’t covered and how much you’re getting.
Same-Sex, LGBTQ+, and Single-Parent-Friendly Surrogacy
A typical motivator for surrogates is providing the gift of life to an intended family. Same-sex and single-parent families benefit from this the most. Colorado allows for any couple, regardless of sex, gender, or marital status be listed as the legal parents on the birth certificate, as long as at least one of them provided genetic material. Single parents can also be named, even if they aren’t genetically related to the baby.
Gestational Surrogate Mothers are Protected
The surrogacy agreement you fill out will cover a lot of bases to make sure you’re protected and taken care of. Talk with your surrogacy counselor to learn more about what is included in the surrogacy agreement or surrogacy contract. Gestational surrogacy is the least complicated legally and ensures protection and benefits for everyone.
Connection to the Intended Parents
You don’t have to hide behind a curtain. We encourage surrogates to have additional time to talk, bond and spend time with the intended parents. The relationship between surrogate and intended parents is unique and benefits everyone involved throughout the surrogacy journey. Having someone so close to your experience is great for support purposes and the eventual postpartum challenges.
Surrogates in Colorado Have the Best Surrogacy Agency
Not to toot our own horn, but Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado is the best licensed surrogacy agency in Colorado. We provide all of the resources and education necessary to best prepare our surrogates and intended parents for surrogacy. We also highly support gestational surrogacy, which provides many benefits to the surrogate, baby, and intended parents. Surrogacy is a beautiful decision to make, but it’s not for everyone. We’ll help you determine if you not only qualify but are ready to become a surrogate mother. Surrogacy has a lot of benefits, and you’ll find your own surrogacy journey will yield benefits unique to you.
If you are interested in learning more about your gestational surrogacy options, contact Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado by email, phone, or text: Email Us, Text us: 720-371-1099, Call us: 303-670-4673 (HOPE). If you are hoping to adopt, please contact us here.
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