Surrogate FAQS

FAQs

Explore our comprehensive FAQ page tailored for individuals keen on becoming surrogates. Uncover answers to your questions about the surrogacy journey, requirements, benefits, and support available to you. From “Steps to become a surrogate” to “Support for surrogates,” we guide you through every aspect of the experience. Embark on this rewarding journey with confidence, knowing you have access to all the information you need to make informed decisions about helping to create families.

Will I have an attorney to discuss the Surrogacy Contract and Pre-Birth Judgment?

Yes! An attorney will be retained to represent and guide you through the Surrogacy Contract and Pre-Birth Judgment. The attorney will explain in detail your responsibilities, benefits package, compensation, and the cessation of parental rights.

Will I have to pay for medical treatments, medications, or travel expenses?

All reasonable and necessary expenses that are incurred during the surrogacy cycle will be paid for by the Intended Parent(s). Examples of these expenses include, but not limited to legal fees, psychological evaluation, lost wages, medical appointments/procedures, all medications directly related to the surrogacy cycle, and childcare reimbursements. These items and those not listed are covered in your surrogacy contract that is reviewed with the attorney who will represent you.

Will I feel pain during the embryo transfer?

Most surrogates feel nothing during the transfer procedure. It is painless and lasts only a few minutes.

What type of medications will I be required to take?

During the fertility treatment cycle, you will take medications orally, vaginally and through intramuscular injections. Each physician’s office has a different medication protocol. The particular physician’s office that you will be working with will explain in detail your medications, side effects if any, and what will be expected of you.

Can I become a Surrogate Mother if my tubes are tied?

Yes. To be a Gestational Surrogate, that is not a problem.

How long will I get matched?

At OneWorld Generations, we understand the importance of a timely matching process for surrogates. We aim to match surrogates successfully within approximately 2 weeks after completing our internal screening process. However, it’s important to note that the matching timeline may vary depending on various factors, including the specific preferences of the intended parents, any specific requirements or preferences you may have as a surrogate, and the availability of suitable matches within our program. Rest assured, we strive to facilitate a prompt and efficient matching process to ensure a smooth journey for both surrogates and intended parents.

Will I have contact with the intended parents during the pregnancy and after the birth?

The level of contact between surrogates and intended parents can vary depending on individual preferences and agreements. Some surrogates and intended parents choose to maintain regular communication throughout the pregnancy and establish a relationship, while others prefer more limited contact.

What happens if there are complications during the pregnancy or delivery?

 In the event of complications, the medical team will provide appropriate care and support to ensure the well-being of both you and the baby. The surrogacy agreement should outline the intended parents’ responsibilities in such situations, including any necessary financial and emotional support.

What supports will OneWorld Generations provide to me?

In addition to concierge services, OneWorld Generations provides a wide range of comprehensive support to surrogates. This includes medical specialists who monitor medications and offer guidance 24/7, personalized care from dedicated case managers, access to emotional support professionals, and transparent communication to ensure a smooth and fulfilling surrogacy journey.