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How is a Surrogacy Pregnancy Different from a Personal Pregnancy?

Whether as an intended parent or surrogate mother, the surrogacy process can seem complex at times. One part of the process that can seem this way is pregnancy. What’s the difference between a surrogacy pregnancy and a regular pregnancy? Does one need more preparation for the other? How safe is surrogacy pregnancy? Let’s go over the surrogacy process to understand better how surrogacy pregnancy works.  

At Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Oklahoma, we aim to ease any stress or concerns you might have along your surrogacy journey. Our team is ready to help you with every step of our organized surrogacy plan.  

What is Gestational Surrogacy?

One big difference between surrogacy pregnancy and personal pregnancy is the process of gestational surrogacy. Gestational surrogacy is when the surrogate mother carries the fertilized egg of the intended mother to term. This way, the surrogate mother is in no way biologically linked to the child. This form of surrogacy is done through in-vitro fertilization or IVF. This is when the intended mother’s egg is fertilized by the sperm of the intended father in a lab. Then the surrogate mother carries that egg. As the intended parent, if you need a donor, our team of licensed professionals can help you find the right fit.  

Our agency provides gestational surrogacy because it is the safest option for everyone involved. The process protects the surrogate mother and intended parents emotionally, physically, and legally. Our team’s top priority is the well-being of the surrogate mother and her intended parents.

What is the Surrogacy Process?

Another aspect of surrogacy pregnancy that is different from a personal pregnancy is the OK surrogacy process. With Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Oklahoma, you will go through an organized step-by-step journey. As a surrogate, you will start by going through our application. If you’re an intended parent, you can get in contact with our team. After going through background checks and health screenings, the surrogate mother will go through the IVF process. Finally, the surrogate mother will then carry the baby to term! Our agency will help you every step of the way. We can provide you with the emotional and physical support you’ll need on your journey. 

How to Become a Surrogate in Oklahoma

To become a surrogate mother, there are requirements you have to meet. Here is a sample of some of our agency’s requirements:

  • Between the ages of 21 and 39
  • Be a non-smoker
  • Are not alcohol-dependent 
  • Willing to complete a background check and go through testing

Our agency has these requirements to ensure everyone’s safety. What we most value in a potential surrogate mother is that she has a kind and caring heart. We look for someone who is driven to help others grow their family.

What is the Process of a Surrogacy Pregnancy?

With Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Oklahoma, you will have a team of licensed professionals helping you through your pregnancy. Your well-being and peace of mind are our top priorities throughout the Oklahoma surrogacy process. As a surrogate mother, you will have the support of our agency and intended parents. 

Now that you know more about surrogacy pregnancy, what else can you do to better prepare for your journey, come visit our surrogate website so you can learn what are the next steps for you to take on? 

Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Oklahoma is a surrogacy and adoption agency, licensed by the state of Oklahoma and a 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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