Surrogacy is one of the most unique and rewarding ways a woman can help someone else in their quest to have a child. From individuals facing fertility issues to LGBTQ+ families to single parents, surrogacy makes it possible for these people to have the family they always dreamed of. Surrogates are a bridge for growing families, and their role is…
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Surrogacy has made tremendous strides in popularity over the past few years and the demand for this third-party reproduction has grown exponentially. Couples who previously were not able to conceive on their own, as well as LGBTQ+ and single intended parents, are now able to experience the joys of parenthood through surrogacy.
The heralding of a new year always gives us the opportunity to reflect on how far we’ve come along while simultaneously focusing on how we can continue to improve. For the third-party reproduction community, this means improving the conversation that surrounds fertility and third-party reproduction.
In the infamous case of Baby M in 1985, a traditional surrogate (not a gestational surrogate) answered an intended parent couple’s newspaper ad, delivered the couple’s baby, and then changed her mind, deciding she wanted to keep the child and forgo compensation.
If you’re considering becoming a surrogate to help hopeful parents build their families, you likely have a lot of questions about the process—what exactly it entails, how you’ll be compensated, and what you’ll be required to do. To help you get a better understanding of surrogacy, we’ll dive into seven common questions below.