What are the requirements to be a surrogate?

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A surrogate must:

  • be between the ages of 23-41
  • be a non active smoke
  • Have no history of drug or alcohol abuse
  • Have 1 or more living children that they gave birth to
  • Have no serious pregnancy or birth complications from previous pregnancies
  • Not be on section 8 housing
  • Reside in a state other than Louisiana, Michigan, or Nebraska.
  • Be generally healthy and able to obtain medical clearance from your OBGYN and be approved for surrogacy from the intended parent’s fertility clinic
  • Have the support of your partner (if in a committed relationship) or family

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