Frequently Asked Questions
Below you will find a short list of the most common questions that pertain to women who desire to become Surrogate Mothers and for Intended Parents who find themselves needing the assistance of a Gestational Carrier. We would love to talk to you and expand on the answers below and help you better understand our unique surrogacy program. We look forward to talking with you soon!
What are some of the reasons why Intended Parents need a Surrogate?
There are many reasons why Intended Parents may need a Surrogate. Some reasons are, but are not limited to, unsuccessful past pregnancies, medical conditions that make pregnancy difficult or impossible, marital status, age and sexual orientation.
What types of women want to become Surrogates?
Women who become Surrogates are typically mothers who are dependable, adaptable, compassionate, committed to the process and have a sincere desire to help others to become parents. Surrogates must be between the ages of 21 and 40 and in good physical and mental health.
Why work with an agency instead of going independent?
There are several details involved in the surrogacy process. The benefit of working with an agency is that you will be working with an experienced team that is available 24 hours a day to assist you or will help connect you with tried and true professionals for the personal, legal and medical issues that you will encounter. In addition, we serve as a go-between for Intended Parents and Surrogates to help make communication on difficult or sensitive topics comfortable.
How much time will it take to match me?
Western Surrogacy continuously screens potential Surrogate Mothers with the purpose of having candidates ready to interview with Intended Parents. This process can take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. Our priority is making sure that we pair individuals that share similar values and goals to help make this a positive experience for all parties involved.
What type of people does Western Surrogacy service?
Western Surrogacy works with all types of couples and individuals. We do not discriminate against age, ethnic background, sexual orientation or marital status.
What else should I know about Western Surrogacy?
We offer our full service surrogacy program and personally tailored packages to suit the unique needs of each client. Please call us atfor complete details on our individualized, custom surrogacy and relationship management packages.