Gift of Life

Surrogacy

WHY GIFT OF LIFE SURROGACY?

Making the decision to use a surrogate can feel exciting, overwhelming and nerve-inducing simultaneously. Whether you have been trying to conceive unsuccessfully on your own, are unable to carry your own child, or are choosing to explore surrogacy electively, there’s no single right path to parenthood.

At Gift of Life Surrogacy, we understand the delicate nuances that come with reaching parenthood, and we are here to support you every step of the way.

What is surrogacy?

With gestational surrogacy, intended parents can use the mother’s egg or a donor egg as well as the father’s sperm or donor sperm. With gestational surrogacy, the carrier has no biological tie to the embryo that is transferred to her during the in vitro fertilization cycle.

Understanding Cost & Fees

Fees Associated with Carrier

Base compensation

$30,000 – $60,000 (first-time carrier – experienced carrier)

Monthly expense allowance

$250

Maternity clothing allowance

$1,000

Multiple Birth

$9,000 – $16,500 per additional child carried (depending on experience and insurance)

Loss of organs

$5,000

Lost wages per week (carrier)

Dependent on carrier’s work

Lost wages per week (spouse)

Dependent on spouse’s work

Travel

$0.65 per mile (flights dependent on locations)

Meal reimbursement

$20 per meal

Housekeeping

$100 per week

Child Care

$20 per hour

Medical Fees*

Invasive procedure

$1,250 (i.e. D&C, Cerclage, amniocentesis, etc.)

Physician-recommended Cesarean section

$3,500
*These are fees to be paid to the carrier for procedures should they be necessary.

Other Fees

Legal

$3,000 – $7,000

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