Surrogacy 101

Basic Requirements to Become a Surrogate

Written by Nodal

September 7, 2022

Interested in becoming a surrogate? There are several basic requirements to keep in mind.

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

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