FAQS about Gestational Surrogacy for Surrogates
Gestational surrogacy can be a confusing process. Even the name lends itself to many misconceptions. If you’re here then that means you must want to learn more about this process that can help intended parents who may have trouble conceiving a child or carrying one full term.
At Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Oklahoma, we strive to make your surrogacy journey as simple and easy to understand as possible. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQS) about gestational surrogacy for surrogates:
Q: What is gestational surrogacy?
A: Gestational surrogacy is a process that uses in vitro fertilization (IVF) to transfer a lab-fertilized embryo — with the egg and sperm of the intended parents — into a surrogate.
Q: Who uses gestational surrogacy?
A: Anyone can use gestational surrogacy as a means to have a child. Typically, single parents, LGBT couples or individuals, or people who are unable to conceive are the ones who choose the surrogacy process.
Q: What are the requirements to become a gestational surrogate?
A: The requirements to become a surrogate can vary from state to state, and agency to agency. However, if you want to learn about how to learn about how to apply and become a surrogate at our surrogacy agency, please click here for more information.
Q: How can I know if I am ready to become a gestational surrogate?
A: If you meet our requirements and would like to help intended parents complete their family, then you are ready to become a gestational surrogate.
Q: What are the perks of becoming a gestational surrogate?
A: As a gestational surrogate, you will be helping a family bring in one of the greatest gifts in life: a child. See here for more benefits of becoming a gestational surrogate.
Q: Who does gestational surrogacy benefit?
A: Gestational surrogacy benefits both intended parents and surrogates. The intended parents are able to have a family they wouldn’t otherwise be able to, and the surrogate gets the joy and honor of helping their dreams of parenthood come true..
Q: Will I know who the intended parents will be?
A: Yes. You are able to select the intended parents that you want to help. Once you are matched, you will have the opportunity to get to know them, which will ensure that both of your surrogacy journeys will run more smoothly.
Q: Can I become a gestational surrogate if I live in a different area?
A: Yes, you can. Adoption and Surrogacy Choice of Oklahoma is a nationally recognized agency and we have clients all over the United States.
Q: Will I become attached to the child?
A: Although we cannot say whether you will become attached to the child, our gestational surrogates typically do not become attached to the child. It is important to remember that this child belongs to the intended parents.
FAQs about Gestational Surrogacy for Surrogates
If you have any more questions regarding gestational surrogacy, please feel free to visit our website or contact us at any time. Choosing to be a surrogate for an intended family is a very rewarding experience, and we are here to help answer all of your questions and address any concerns you may have about the surrogacy journey.
Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Oklahoma is a surrogacy and adoption agency, licensed by the state of Oklahoma and leader in the community. We assist both intended parents and gestational carriers (surrogates). Our staff members are committed to providing an ethical, empowering, and personalized experience to all involved in the surrogacy process.
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