Requirements for Becoming a Surrogate Mother

We take pride in the high standard of care we provide for both our surrogate mothers and our intended parents. Due to the sensitive and life-changing nature of the surrogacy experience, we employ a careful screening process designed to ensure that only the best possible applicants participate.

Surrogacy is a rewarding and inspirational experience for everyone it touches, but it also takes a special kind of woman to become a successful gestational surrogate. A qualified surrogate mother is one that is not only physically capable of handling the pregnancy itself, but also mentally, emotionally, and financially prepared to handle everything else that goes along with it. Trust and integrity are key, and honest and open communication is a must.

Minnesota Surrogacy Gestational Surrogate Requirements

  • Applicant must have a strong desire to help others.
  • Applicant must be between the ages of 21 and 39.
  • Applicant must have had at least one uncomplicated pregnancy and delivery.
  • Applicant must be healthy and of an appropriate weight for her height.
  • Applicant must be professional in conduct, manner and appearance.
  • Applicant must not smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, or use drugs.
  • Applicant must have reliable transportation and reside in Minnesota.
  • Applicant must not have been convicted of a felony.
  • Applicant must have children with no genetic illnesses.

If you’re interested in becoming a surrogate mother with Minnesota Surrogacy and meet the requirements, we want to hear from you! Simply fill out the easy online application and a caseworker will be in touch soon to discuss the next steps. And in the meantime, you can also download one (or all!) of our free reports to learn even more about surrogacy and the surrogate experience.

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