Become A Surrogate Mother
Provide a gift of unparalleled compassion for couples and individuals
experiencing infertility or who are part of the LGBT community.
Become a surrogate and become a part of a beautiful life-changing journey! Becoming a surrogate mother is a significant and rewarding decision. Being a part of Adoptions First’s journey on surrogacy provides the surrogate with the most supportive and rewarding program in the country.
Surrogacy is not a journey you take alone. Adoptions First’s social workers and coordinators will be with you, guiding and coordinating every step of your journey – from the fertility process, pregnancy, delivery and post-delivery. Along the surrogacy journey, you will get to choose intended parents who share the same surrogacy goals as yours.
Surrogate Mother Wanted: Do Something Amazing!
The gift a surrogate provides for an individual/couple in need is both extraordinary and unselfish. It takes a remarkable person to give of themselves so freely, and the very fact you’re reading this shows you may possess the rare qualities necessary to become a gestational surrogate. The joy and experience you will go through as a surrogate is beyond words, and is something you can look back on with delight and pride for the rest of your life.
Here are the requirements to be a surrogate. A successful surrogate applicant:
- Has delivered and parented a child of their own.
- Has never had complications in pregnancies and deliveries, as documented by medical records.
- Must be a citizen, legal resident, or legal immigrant of the United States. Legal residents and immigrants of the United States must be able to provide documentation that is valid for at least 2 years.
- Is between 21-41 years of age.
- Has a Body Mass Index (BMI) of no higher than 33.
- Must not be a participant of the following government aid programs: cash assistance, welfare, public housing and section 8. If applicant is a participant of any other forms of government assistance, the application will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Is living in a surrogate-friendly state in the United States (we are very sorry but we cannot work with residents from Nebraska, Louisiana, Michigan, and New York).
- Has a valid driver’s license.
- Is financially secure, with a stable and responsible lifestyle.
- Has the support of her family and/or partner. The surrogate and the surrogate’s primary support person must participate in a social work screening.
- Is willing to travel and consider overnight stays for IVF process.
- Does not use illegal drugs, smoke cigarettes, or abuse alcohol.