Surrogacy Laws in Rhode Island
Is Rhode Island a surrogate friendly state: Yes
Can Parent(s) obtain a birth order without an adoption: Yes
Can birth order be obtained without a genetic connection to Child: Yes
Summary of Rhode Island Surrogacy Law
RI has adopted the R.I. Parentage Act that allows surrogacy and we can obtain either a pre or post birth order. Intended parents do not need a genetic connection to the child, but the gestational carrier cannot use her egg. However, at least 1 of the IPs must be at least a U.S. resident.
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