FAQs for Gestational Surrogates
If you have questions, please let us know. We are happy to help clarify.
If you are ready to explore the possibilities, fill out our surrogate’s inquiry form, or call us at (301) 217-0074.
A gestational carrier or gestational surrogate* is a woman who carries a child conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) using the egg (ovum) of the intended parent or an egg donor, and the sperm of the intended parent or sperm donor. This is different from a traditional surrogate, who carries a child using her own egg and is the genetic and biological mother of the child. With traditional surrogacy, pregnancy is usually achieved using artificial insemination.
These are medical procedures that use increasingly sophisticated and successful advanced technologies to achieve a pregnancy through in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the transfer of embryos. This may involve third-party reproduction. Collectively these procedures are known as ART.
This is a process that includes the use of any of the following: donor sperm, donor eggs, donor embryos, traditional surrogate mothers, and gestational surrogates.
If you would like to learn about becoming a gestational surrogate, please submit an inquiry form. We will send you an information packet by email about our program and answer your questions. You may also call us directly at (301) 217-0074.
Usually, you will give birth near where you live.
Contact is expected by most intended parents, who want to feel as much a part of the pregnancy as possible.
Although Gestational Surrogates are
also commonly referred to as Gestational Carriers
(and less accurately as Surrogate Mothers),
we generally use the term Gestational Surrogate in this website.
Be sure to get in touch with us if you have more questions about our surrogacy program or want to get started.
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