What are the requirements to become a surrogate/gestational carrier?

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Surrogates must:

  • Be between the age of 23-41
  • Be in good health and receive medical clearance from their OB and your fertility clinic for pregnancy. 
  • Demonstrate a high level of maturity, responsibility, and responsiveness
  • Have at least one previous successful pregnancy free of pregnancy or birth complications
  • Be a non-active smoker or and have no history of alcohol or substance abuse
  • Not be on section 8 housing
  • Have a strong support system
  • Reside in the United States (but not allowed to reside in Louisiana, Nebraska, or Michigan).

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