what is surrogate mother?

27/12/2017

Every surrogate mother when considering becoming a surrogate wonders: what is a surrogate mother?

Becoming a surrogate mother is a life changing decision for you and your family, but you need to know that even if you truly desire to be a surrogate not always is possible because you will need to meet some requirements like:

  • Between 21 and 40
  • One previous pregnancy
  • No complication during your pregnancy
  • Good BMI
  • Partner/husband support

There is no official regulation about it, so if you have any doubt you should get in contact with a fertility clinic or with a surrogacy specialist. They will be able to advise you about the surrogate mother requirements and the different steps in the surrogacy process.

During this preliminary phase, you should also get in contact with a reputable family lawyer to find out about the surrogacy regulation in your country. It's important you live in a surrogacy friendly country/state/province where surrogacy agreements are legal (for example in the United States of America surrogacy is not legal in all the states)

This phase will be very important to have a successful surrogacy, it's essential for you to be sure that surrogacy is the right option for you before you start to look for intended parents. You need to think about the type of surrogacy process you want to follow, what are your motivations and goals, etc.

If you have doubts or questions you can discuss wit a surrogacy agency or even with former surrogate mother. They will share with you're their experience and probably will give you good tips. Also they can help you to create a surrogacy plan.

Spend as much time as you need getting as much information as possible! Becoming a surrogate mother can be a very rewarding experience but it can be challenging sometimes.

You can learn more about how to become a surrogate or what is a surrogate mother in: https://mysurrogatemom.com/what-is-a-surrogate-mother/