Can I Get Maternity Leave as a Surrogate Mom in Colorado?

Are you someone looking into becoming a surrogate mother? Are you concerned about how you are protected through the surrogacy process? Do you have questions that need reliable answers? If so, let’s go over some ways you are protected as a surrogate mother in Colorado. Becoming a surrogate mother is an admirable act of human compassion. You deserve to have access to professionals that genuinely care about you and your journey. It’s also important to know the ways you are taken care of by a surrogacy agency. Knowing whether you are eligible for Maternity Leave as a surrogate mother is an important part of the process. Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado can provide you with reliable resources to ensure your safety and well-being. 

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a surrogate, please call or text us at 303-670-4673 (HOPE) or visit us at Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado.

Who is a Surrogate Mother?

As you research more about the surrogacy process, it’s essential to know what is expected of surrogate mothers. For our agency, we look for a certain kind of woman who chooses the surrogacy path to help others. To us, a surrogate mother is someone who is a generous person who is happy to help others through a difficult time. In the past, she has had her own successful pregnancy and feels called to help someone grow the family they are hoping for. She is looking for a connective experience that will bring her and her intended parent’s fulfillment. Our surrogacy agency recognizes that someone who wants to be a surrogate mother is eager to take on a selfless act of kindness. We want to ensure your, the surrogate mother’s, well-being and want to help you through every step of the process.

How Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado Can Protect You

By working with an agency, you are ensuring your own physical, mental, and emotional well-being. We have a team of professionals ready to help you, from making doctor’s appointments to helping you find a lawyer to go over legal matters with you. Our goal is to make sure you are not alone when taking on your journey. 

We have a team of professionals and precautions we take to make sure you are safe. We provide health screenings for not just you but also the intended parents. This way, we make sure everyone involved is physically and mentally ready for the surrogacy journey. We also give you access to reliable resources to address any concerns you have along the way. Our agency helps you keep everything organized so you can focus on supporting your intended parents.

Maternity Leave as a Colorado Surrogate Mother

The state of Colorado is a surrogacy-friendly state, meaning you can get the legal protection you need and be protected by the legislature enforced by the state. Our agency can help you find a lawyer, so this part of the process can go smoothly. In the meantime, it’s good to learn what rights you have as a surrogate mother. Because you will be pregnant, you get maternity leave even if you’re carrying for someone else. The details of your maternity leave as a surrogate mother are determined by your employer. Our agency can help you with things like compensation, medical appointments, and counseling, so your well-being is protected as well. Even though you are carrying a child for someone else does not mean you will not get the same equal treatment as a pregnant woman giving birth to her own child.   

How am I Protected as a Surrogate Mother in Colorado?

By working with Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado, you can get help finding reliable ways to protect yourself emotionally, physically, and legally. You are taking on an incredible journey and deserve the protection you need to make it a fulfilling one. By working with a surrogacy agency, you are ensuring your own well-being.

Now that you know your rights as a surrogate mother, are you ready to take on the next steps? How can you best prepare for your journey?  

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.

Courtney ChungloMeet the Author: Courtney Chunglo is a California-based writer who keeps her poetry romantic and her prose thrilling. Courtney has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Her poetry has been published in Sonoma State University’s anthology titled, Zaum XXI where she also served as one of the editors for the short story submissions.

Courtney grew up in a family of women storytellers who could make you feel, hear, smell, and even taste their tales. This inspiration to tell stories and being a voracious reader morphed into an unshakable desire to write. Possessed by the pen, Courtney strives to engage readers’ intellect and satisfy their need for a good story.


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