Colorado Surrogate Requirements

Becoming a surrogate can be a meaningful journey, but not everyone is eligible. Learn about Colorado surrogate requirements here.

Surrogacy can be meaningful for you and for the new family you help create. Learn whether you meet Colorado surrogate requirements when you fill out our online form.

Surrogate Requirements in Colorado

If you are wondering how to qualify for surrogacy in Colorado, there are basic requirements as well as more detailed screening requirements to become a surrogate in Colorado.

1. Age

One of the basic requirements for surrogacy in Colorado is that you fall within a healthy and low risk age for pregnancy and birth.

2. Previous Birth

Another one of the basic surrogate mother qualifications in Colorado is that you have had a previous pregnancy that resulted in a healthy birth.

3. Currently Raising a Child

Another of the basic surrogacy requirements in Colorado is that you are currently raising a child in your home. This can help ensure that you know the full scope of pregnancy and parenting.

What are the Requirements to be a Surrogate in Colorado Determined By?

The qualifications to be a surrogate in Colorado are dependent on the surrogacy agency that you work with in part, but most reputable surrogacy specialists uphold the standards of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and determine eligibility through a screening process that is unique to the agency.

How to Determine Eligibility for Surrogacy in Colorado

If you meet the basic gestational surrogate requirements in Colorado, a surrogacy specialist can help you determine whether you meet additional criteria for being a surrogate in Colorado. At American Surrogacy, this process has three parts:


1. Social and Medical History Form

Your social and medical history form can help surrogate professionals determine whether you meet surrogate qualifications in Colorado that assure that you and your pregnancy are healthy and safe.

This form can also help surrogacy specialists get a clear understanding of your employment, hobbies, and support system to assure that you have a plan and are supported throughout your surrogacy.

2. In-Home Assessment and Background Checks

Another one of the requirements to be a surrogate mother in Colorado is that you complete an in-home assessment and pass background checks. These requirements help us assure that surrogacy is safe and that your living situation with be safe and comfortable during your pregnancy.

3. Medical Evaluation

Finally the medical evaluation is completed when you meet other eligibility requirements. This medical evaluation goes in depth in checking your physical health to double-check that you are healthy and pregnancy will be safe for you and the baby.

Why Are There Surrogacy Qualifications in Colorado?

Surrogacy requirements in Colorado establish a framework that protects the rights and well-being of all parties involved in the surrogacy process. These requirements serve as essential criteria to determine the eligibility of  surrogates, ensuring that only individuals who meet specific criteria can become a surrogate.

By setting standards for medical, emotional, and financial preparedness, these requirements help minimize potential risks and ensure that the surrogate is physically and emotionally prepared for the surrogacy journey. Additionally, surrogacy requirements in Colorado contribute to the overall legitimacy and professionalism of the surrogacy process, fostering a responsible and transparent environment that prioritizes the best interests of the child and maintains a cohesive surrogacy process for everyone involved.

Do I Qualify to be a Surrogate in Colorado?

The best way to determine whether or not you meet surrogate qualifications in Colorado is to click here or talk to a surrogacy specialist. A surrogacy specialist can help you understand the requirements and guide you step-by-step through the process of becoming a surrogate in Colorado.

What if I Don’t Meet Surrogate Mother Requirements in Colorado?

Even if you don’t meet surrogate mother requirements now, you may be eligible in the future. For example, if you have never given birth and you have a healthy pregnancy, you may be eligible to be a surrogate once you are raising your child.

However, not all disqualifying factors are changeable. To determine whether you may be eligible in the future, you can talk to a surrogacy specialist.

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