Surrogate Mother Requirements

Surrogacy Requirements: Everything You Need to Know

Are you considering becoming a surrogate mother and helping families build their dreams? Family Matters Surrogacy is here to guide you through every step of the journey. From understanding the initial requirements to navigating the medical and legal processes, we’ll provide you with the information and support you need to make an informed decision.

How to Become a Surrogate Mother: Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Explore your motivations: Reflect on why you want to become a surrogate. Is it the desire to help others, the potential financial compensation, or something else entirely? Understanding your motivations will help you stay committed throughout the journey.
  2. Research and learn: Gather information about surrogacy, including the legal framework, medical procedures, and emotional aspects. Family Matters Surrogacy offers a wealth of resources on our website and through our experienced team.
  3. Meet the basic requirements: Ensure you meet the age range (21-38 years old), legal residency or citizenship status (US citizen or legal resident), health criteria (BMI under 32, good physical and mental health), and family support (supportive partner, friend, or family member).
  4. Complete the application and screening process: Submit an application and undergo a medical and psychological evaluation to confirm your suitability for surrogacy.
  5. Match with intended parents: Our dedicated team will work diligently to find the perfect intended parents who share your values and vision for the surrogacy journey.
  6. Start the process: Once matched, you’ll undergo the necessary screenings, such as medical screening, psychological screening, legal, protocol calendar, and embryo transfer, under the supervision of leading fertility specialists.
  7. Embrace the pregnancy and delivery: Family Matters Surrogacy will guide and support you with top-notch medical care, emotional support, and legal guidance throughout your pregnancy and delivery.
  8. Postpartum care and support: We’ll be there for you even after delivery, ensuring your physical and emotional well-being as you recover and adjust to motherhood.
  9. Build lasting bonds: You’ll have the opportunity to connect with the intended parents and witness the joy of the family you helped create.

Surrogacy Applicant Requirements: What to Expect

Basic Health Requirements:

  • Good physical and mental health
  • No history of major medical conditions
  • BMI under 32
  • Non-smoking and non-drug use
  • One or more prior successful pregnancies with no complications
  • C-section limit of no more than three (depending on individual circumstances)

Legal Requirements:

  • US citizenship or legal residency
  • Age range of 21-38 years old
  • Stable family support system
  • Willingness to undergo psychological, drug, and criminal screening
  • Commitment to following the legal surrogacy contract

Additional Considerations:

  • Positive attitude and strong emotional resilience
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Openness to working with intended parents and their family
  • Flexibility and adaptability throughout the surrogacy journey

Surrogate Requirements Checklist: Are You Eligible?

To determine if you might be eligible to become a surrogate mother, use this checklist as a starting point:

  • Are you between the ages of 21 and 38?
  • Are you a US citizen or legal resident?
  • Do you have a BMI under 32?
  • Are you in good physical and mental health?
  • Have you had one or more successful pregnancies with no major complications?
  • Do you lead a healthy lifestyle free from smoking and drug use?
  • Do you have a supportive partner, friend, or family member?
  • Are you willing to undergo medical and psychological screening?
  • Are you committed to following the legal surrogacy contract?
  • Are you prepared for the emotional and physical demands of surrogacy?

If you answered yes to most of these questions, you may be a good candidate for surrogacy. We encourage you to contact Family Matters Surrogacy for a free consultation to discuss your circumstances and explore your potential for this rewarding journey.

Apply to Become a Surrogate Mother Today!

If you’re ready to take the next step and become a surrogate mother, we invite you to apply online or contact Family Matters Surrogacy today. We’ll be happy to answer your questions, guide you through the application process, and support you every step of the way.

Building Your Surrogacy Team: Partnering with Experts Every Step of the Way

Family Matters Surrogacy believes that a successful surrogacy journey requires a strong support system. That’s why we partner with leading fertility specialists, experienced attorneys, and dedicated case managers to ensure you receive the highest quality of care and guidance throughout the entire process.

Our team will be your trusted resource for:

  • Medical care: We collaborate with renowned fertility specialists who will oversee your medical needs and ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy.

Financial Considerations for Surrogates: Understanding Compensation and Benefits

Becoming a surrogate mother is a significant commitment, but it also offers the potential for financial compensation. At Family Matters Surrogacy, we believe that surrogates deserve fair and competitive compensation for their time, effort, and dedication.


  • Surrogates receive a base compensation amount for their participation.
  • Additional compensation may be available for certain circumstances, such as travel expenses or multiple births.
  • All financial arrangements are clearly outlined in the legal surrogacy contract.


  • Medical insurance coverage throughout the pregnancy and postpartum period.
  • Lost wages compensation for time missed from work due to doctor’s appointments, pregnancy complications, or delivery.
  • Childcare assistance for any existing children.
  • Emotional support and counseling resources.
  • Access to legal guidance and representation.

Family Matters Surrogacy is committed to transparency and will provide you with a detailed breakdown of all financial compensation and benefits before you begin the surrogacy journey.

Overcoming Challenges: Addressing Common Concerns on the Surrogacy Journey

While surrogacy is a rewarding experience, it can also present challenges. At Family Matters Surrogacy, we understand these concerns and are here to support you every step of the way.

Common concerns:

  • Physical and emotional changes: Pregnancy can be physically demanding and bring emotional ups and downs. We’ll provide you with the resources and support you need to manage these changes.
  • Legal complexities: Surrogacy involves legal agreements and contracts. Our experienced attorneys will guide you through the legal process and ensure your rights are protected.
  • Relationships with intended parents: Building a trusting and supportive relationship with the intended parents is crucial. We’ll help facilitate communication and create a positive environment for everyone involved.
  • Balancing surrogacy with other commitments: Balancing your surrogacy journey with your existing family and personal life requires planning and organization. We’ll offer suggestions and resources to help you manage your time effectively.

Remember, you’re not alone in this journey. Family Matters Surrogacy is here to answer your questions, address your concerns, and provide you with the support you need to overcome any challenges you may face.

Surrogacy Resources: Finding Support and Information throughout the Journey

Family Matters Surrogacy is dedicated to providing you with the resources you need to make informed decisions and feel confident throughout your surrogacy journey.

Here are some of the resources we offer:

  • Website: Our website contains a wealth of information about surrogacy, including the process, requirements, benefits, and FAQs.
  • Blog: We regularly publish blog posts on various topics related to surrogacy, featuring expert insights and personal stories from surrogates and intended parents.
  • Support groups: We host online and in-person support groups where you can connect with other surrogates, share experiences, and receive support.
  • Educational workshops: We offer educational workshops on various aspects of surrogacy, such as preparing for pregnancy, managing stress, and understanding the legal process.
  • Individualized support: Our dedicated team is always available to answer your questions and provide personalized support throughout your journey.

We encourage you to take advantage of these resources and reach out to us whenever you need help or information.