Surrogacy Programs & Costs
Surrogacy is considered due for several reasons. Perhaps a woman has found it easy to get pregnant but suffered repeated miscarriages, or she has experienced some IVF treatment failure, or maybe a gay couple longs to have a baby of their own.
The main thing in all these scenarios is a feasible womb to carry the pregnancy to its term, and that is what surrogacy provides. Surrogacy allows intended couples to have their related genetic child and to be fully informed of the baby’s entire prenatal care and health.
Mainly there are two types of surrogacy: Traditional and Gestational Surrogacy.
Traditional Surrogacy: In this arrangement, through artificial insemination or IVF, a woman becomes pregnant by the eggs and sperm of the intended father or from the donor’s sperm. In traditional surrogacy, the child is genetically related to the surrogate.
Gestational Surrogacy: It is the most common surrogacy arrangement where the egg from the intended mother or egg donor is fertilized with the sperm of the intended father or a sperm donor. In this arrangement, the surrogate is not genetically related to the child.
Apart from this one can choose Gay surrogacy. LGBT surrogacy, Gay surrogacy is the term used when the intended parents are in same-sex relationships. Working with gay couples is preferred by many surrogate mothers in Argentina, Georgia, and Thailand. Only a few countries permit gay surrogacy like –Gay Surrogacy in the USA or in Georgia.
The whole process of surrogacy can take up to 14 to 18 months to complete.
Opting for surrogacy is your option, it’s advisable to schedule a consultation to discuss it in brief. Here is a step-by-step process of Surrogacy:
Step 1: Choose an agency
The surrogacy procedure needs a surrogate who acts as a carrier of the child. Anyone can be a surrogate; however, most couples choose women close to them, someone, from their families, friends, or relatives. Surrogacy agencies in Argentina are safe, affordable, and welcoming surrogacy destinations for many couples. On the other side, many couples work with a surrogacy clinic in Kenya, that will help them to match an appropriate surrogate.
Tips for finding a suitable surrogacy center are:
You can choose surrogacy in Argentina or in the USA, but due to high surrogacy costs, many couples are forced to opt for an international surrogacy agency that will help them through the entire process from start to finish. Also provide you with full information or advice on surrogacy-related legal, insurance, or financial issues. Keep in mind that the services they offered are not cheap.
The small surrogacy agencies in Georgia are also an option that is a lot cheaper. However, they may offer selected services.
You can search for a surrogate on your own. Different types of surrogates are available as per the country you choose as some countries like the surrogate mothers in Bangkok Thailand and surrogate mothers in India have good pools of the gestational carrier. You can save money by doing this but some things you need to consider include background checks, drawing up contracts, and all other things which are necessary for the procedure.
Step 2: Select your counselor
In case disagreements and issues arise between you and your surrogate, you need a legal counselor to help you avoid complications along the way. At least one meeting psychological consultant can help you all maintain your emotional health and boundaries during the process.
Step 3: Choose your medical care
During the process, a surrogate needs to undergo various medical and psychological screening processes to make sure that all things are going well. As an intended parent, it’s your responsibility to search for a competent medical professional. Select a doctor who has years of experience in this field and additionally should accept medical insurance if applicable.
Become Parents provides you with a complete and affordable surrogacy solution as per your need and expectation. Call us to book your consultation.