What is Expected from a Potential Surrogate Mother?
Are you looking to become a surrogate? Are you starting to do some research and wonder what is expected from a potential surrogate mother? Let’s go over some things that can help you be better prepared for your surrogacy journey. The surrogacy process is a delicate one, and everyone involved has to be as prepared as possible. While you won’t have to face each step alone with our agency, you still need to make sure you know what a potential surrogate mother is expected. Everyone plays an important role in the surrogacy process to make the journey go smoothly. We at Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado are driven to help you have a fulfilling surrogacy journey, whether as a gestational carrier or intended parent.
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.
Colorado Requirements for a Potential Surrogate Mother
If you’re looking to become a gestational carrier through a surrogate agency, some requirements will be met. Some base level surrogacy requirements are, but are not limited to:
- Must be between the ages of 21 and 39
- Must have had one healthy pregnancy
- Must be actively parenting at least one child
Other requirements are that you have a stable support system at home. Our agency will also ask that you can travel to get to your medical appointments. We also have an application to fill out to start off your journey. But most importantly, we look for women with kind, caring hearts who are driven to help someone in their time of need. Suppose you have found pregnancy a comfortable experience and hope someone reaches the joys of parenthood. In that case, you might be an excellent candidate for surrogacy.
Finding a Reliable Surrogacy Agency
Another thing you will have to do as you look into becoming a surrogate mother is finding a reliable agency to work with. Good qualities to look for are reliable resources, a team of licensed professionals, and an organized step-by-step surrogacy plan. At Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Colorado, you can get the support you deserve throughout your surrogacy journey. We prioritize your health and well-being by providing health screenings for you and your intended parents. We can also provide you with counseling to help you emotionally. A good agency will make sure you are taken care of so you can focus on having a connective experience.
Our agency wants to make sure we take every necessary step to protect your mental and physical health, which is why we provide screenings before your journey begins. As a gestational carrier, you will go through mental and physical health screenings to make sure you are ready for the journey ahead of you. We also provide these screenings for intended parents. We want to make sure your whole journey goes smoothly.
How Surrogates can be Compensation
Those trying to become surrogates are usually not in it for the money, but it is important to know how you can be financially compensated. Fees and costs can vary on the individual, but our agency can help you and your intended parents come up with a financial plan. This financial plan can include:
- Health insurance fees
- Embryo transfer fee
- Travel fees, childcare, appointments, etc.
Other costs and fees that can possibly come up will be discussed with our professionals and your intended parents. Because you are embarking on a selfless journey, you deserve to be compensated for expenses that come across. This is just one way our agency can help you and alleviate any stress you might have.
How can I Prepare to Become a Potential Surrogate Mother?
If you feel driven to become a surrogate mother, then allow our agency to help you on your journey. We can help you be prepared for the Colorado surrogacy process and can make sure you are taken care of. Now that you know what is expected of a potential surrogate, what other steps can you take to learn more about the road ahead? Are you ready to take on the next steps?
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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