Getting Started with Surrogacy

Getting Started with Surrogacy Articles

When a woman becomes a surrogate, she helps another family in one of the biggest, most amazing ways possible. But not only does surrogacy forever change the lives of hopeful parents — it is a life-changing journey for the surrogate, too.

In the articles below, discover what it means to become a surrogate with American Surrogacy. Learn about the requirements and screening process to become a gestational carrier, and evaluate the pros and cons of surrogacy to determine whether you are ready to commit to the surrogacy process.

To learn more about becoming a gestational carrier with American Surrogacy, or to get help determining whether surrogacy might be a good fit for you, request free information online or call now to speak with a surrogacy specialist at 1-800-875-BABY (1-800-875-2229).

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Why Choose <br> American Surrogacy?

Why Choose American Surrogacy?

Becoming a surrogate with American Surrogacy makes you a member of our family, and we work tirelessly to protect your physical and emotional well-being.
How to Become a Surrogate

How to Become a Surrogate

The surrogacy process asks a lot from surrogates. But remember that American Surrogacy will be there with you, every step of the way.
Requirements for <br> Surrogate Mothers

Requirements for Surrogate Mothers

Do you have what it takes to be a surrogate? Learn about the health requirements for surrogate mothers and American Surrogacy’s screening process here.
Should I Become a Surrogate Mother?

Should I Become a Surrogate Mother?

Should I become a surrogate? Is surrogacy right for me? What are the pros and cons of surrogacy? Find the answers to all of these questions and more here.
What is it Like to Be a Surrogate Mother?

What is it Like to Be a Surrogate Mother?

What is it really like to be a surrogate? What do surrogates go through? Get an inside look at the surrogacy process and the ways it affects surrogate mothers.
Surrogate vs. Gestational Carrier: What They Mean and Which One to Use

Surrogate vs. Gestational Carrier: What They Mean and Which One to Use

What is the difference between surrogacy and gestational carrier? What are the proper terms to use to describe your surrogacy journey? Learn more about this debate here.
Can You Be a Surrogate if You Have Never Been Pregnant?

Can You Be a Surrogate if You Have Never Been Pregnant?

Wondering how to become a surrogate mother without having a child? Find out everything you need to know about being a surrogate without a previous pregnancy.
I Don't Qualify for Being a Surrogate, But I Want to Be One: What Next?

I Don't Qualify for Being a Surrogate, But I Want to Be One: What Next?

You may be wondering how to become a surrogate if you get denied by an agency or fertility clinic. Read this article before taking your next steps.
How Much Does It Cost to Be a Surrogate Mother?

How Much Does It Cost to Be a Surrogate Mother?

What are the standard fees for being a surrogate, and what surrogate mother expenses can you expect during this journey? Find out more here, including what kind of surrogate base compensation you can receive in this journey.