Intended Parents Frequently Asked Questions
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Intended Parents FAQs
The journey can take anywhere from 13-18 months.
Costs may vary depending on a number of factors, such as, the surrogate’s location, and whether the matched surrogate is a first-time or experienced surrogate. The average plan costs between 110k-150k.
Legally, surrogates will relinquish all rights to the intended parents before the baby was born.
All of our surrogate candidates undergo psychological screening and consulting to ensure that they are fully informed and their intentions are ready and good.
The insurance of the surrogate will cover all the medical expenses including prenatal and delivery. The surrogate may already have a plan in place, or we will help you to purchase the best policy for your surrogate.
GDSA will take care of all legalities and guide you along the with what’s required. To protect your rights as parents-to-be — and the rights of the child you’re hoping to have — hire an attorney who specializes in reproductive law in your state. He can draft a surrogacy contract that clearly spells out what everyone needs to do. A contract like that may help if legal issues come up. It can also outline agreements about a variety of possible scenarios with the pregnancy, such as what happens if there are twins or triplets.
Laws vary from state to state, however in most US states surrogacy is legally protected.