How Our Surrogacy Program Works

How does the process of becoming a gestational surrogate work?

We’ll handle every detail

First, our gestational surrogates’ comfort and understanding of the process is paramount. Every detail will be carefully explained and coordinated before and during your surrogacy journey.

Helping our families grow would not be possible without you, and your positive experience and care during this process is important to us.

Supporting our gestational surrogates

Our surrogate are carefully consulted about who they would like to work with — whether they prefer intended parents who are local or overseas, single or married, same-sex couples, families that already have a child, or another preference.

Every match is a mutual decision and a true partnership. We make sure we understand your preferences, that are well-matched and fully supported throughout the process.

Becoming a Gestational Surrogate

To become a gestational surrogate, you will undergo initial screenings, interviews, medical testing, and psychological evaluations. There will be fertility testing to make sure that you respond to the necessary medications involved in the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process. Then, of course, there is pregnancy and delivery.

Travel may be required, depending on where you live, where the intended parent lives, and where the IVF center is located.

Every step will be carefully explained and coordinated by before and during the process.

A Gestational Carrier or Gestational Surrogate, (also known as a surrogate) is a woman who carries a child conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) using the intended parents' own egg and sperm, or from an egg and sperm donor, or an embryo donor. The gestational carrier's own eggs are not used so she will not be genetically related to the child.

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Ready to find out more? To get your questions answered, or to find out if you qualify, please fill out a contact form. Or call us at (301) 217-0074.


Download our brochure for gestational surrogates: “Becoming a Surrogate: Questions Answered.”

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I had the honor of meeting Meryl at her house to start my journey in becoming a surrogate. She guided me through every step of the way and I am proud to have had a little girl for the intended parents. I will be possibly having another transfer this summer and I am very excited. What a joy this was to help a couple bring a sweet baby into this world.

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