January 7, 2021
Written by
Nodal Health

Basic Requirements to Become a Surrogate

Health Requirements

- Between 21-43 years old

- Given birth to at least one child and currently be parenting at least one of those children

- Have had successful birth and pregnancy with no complications

- Reside in a surrogacy friendly state (Non Surrogacy Friendly: Nebraska, Louisiana, Michigan or outside of US)

- BMI lower than 32

Financial Requirements 

- Not on any government assistance, including: Cash assistance, Welfare, Public Housing, Section 8

Lifestyle Requirements 

- No drugs, alcohol abuse or smoking

- Have a support system who will be with you during the pregnancy

- Be able to travel for appointments