For many families, surrogacy is a way to have a child that is biologically related to both parents. Surrogate mothers are usually recruited through agencies and compensated for their services.
Surrogacy can be expensive, but it’s worth the cost when you consider all of the benefits that come with it. For example, gestational carriers are screened and tested for medical conditions before they can be hired by any agency. They also receive psychological counseling in order to make sure they are emotionally prepared for the process of surrogacy.
Health Screening Requirements for Prospective Surrogates
The surrogacy process is a long and complicated one. It starts with the surrogate and her partner undergoing a series of medical examinations, which are then followed by detailed interviews with the surrogate and her partner, as well as with the intended parents. The medical examinations that are conducted include fertility tests, genetic tests, psychological evaluations, and more.
What Makes a Good Surrogate Mother?
A surrogate mother is a woman who carries and gives birth to a child for someone else. A surrogate mother needs to be able to provide the best possible environment for the baby, while also being a good communicator and having strong family values.
Choosing a Who’s Your Baby Agency and Selecting an Agency Educator
The agency’s staff and surrogates are the two most important factors to consider when choosing a surrogacy agency. Educators are the frontline of any surrogacy agency. They work closely with patients, families, and surrogates to ensure that they have all the information they need to make an informed decision.
Educators can provide guidance on which type of surrogate is best suited for a patient’s needs, as well as what type of parenting style would be best for them. Educators also help patients understand how the process works and answer any questions about it. Educators can also provide guidance on what kind of compensation is available for each type of surrogate and how much time it will require from the surrogate mother in order to complete the process.
Educators are responsible for educating both patients and surrogates.