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Becoming a Surrogate Mother

BECOMING A SURROGATE

First of all, we would like to thank you for your interest in becoming a surrogate mother. This is a very generous decision that can change lives of other couples or individuals. Becoming a surrogate is a wonderful opportunity to help couples, single parents and LBGT individuals who cannot have children on their own, stay home with your children and get compensation for your dedication.

New Life Mexico has significant experience in matching surrogate mothers and intended parents. We are looking for dedicated and caring candidates who are ready to help others fulfill their wish of becoming parents. We are happy to guide you through this rewarding and wonderful journey.
 

ELIGIBILITY

At New Life Mexico, we strive to protect the health of potential surrogates and newborns, therefore all candidates undergo strict screening process. Before you begin your application, please review the surrogate mother requirements listed below.
To qualify as a surrogate candidate, you must:

  • Be 18-35 years old
  • Be a non-smoker , living in a non-smoking environment
  • Be a non-drug user
  • Be within a healthy height and weight ratio
  • Have a healthy reproductive history, having given birth to at least one child that you are currently raising
  • Have had past pregnancies without complications
  • Have no history of arrests or substance abuse
  • Be living in a stable household
  • Be willing to undergo subcutaneous and intramuscular injections
  • Be willing to attend interviews, receive psychological clearance, provide all official medical records from previous pregnancies
  • Undergo criminal background check (including husband or partner)
  • Be willing to undergo medical examination (STDs, drug test, Hepatitis test, pelvic exam, etc.)

To learn more about becoming a surrogate, contact us here. If you meet our surrogate mother requirements, please fill out our surrogacy application.
 

MATCHING PROCESS

Once your application is approved, we will contact you to schedule an interview to go over the process in more detail, answer any additional questions you may have and make an appointment for psychological evaluation. Once all these clearances are received, you will be asked to sign an agreement and your profile will be updated in our database. We are striving strive to create a friendly and relaxed environment to all parties involved. Therefore, the matching process is a very important part of our surrogacy program. It is our goal that both the surrogate and intended parents feel comfortable with each other. Once we have intended parent that we believe is the best match for you, we assign you to that particular program. Our team members will be providing provide constant personal support for the rest of your surrogacy journey.

 

MEDICAL PROCESS

Once you are matched with the intended parents, the medical part of the process will start. It is composed of several phases: screening, synchronization, medical preparation, embryo implantation, pregnancy and delivery. You will undergo infectious disease screening, in addition to an ultrasound and vaginal cultures. You will receive your medications and specific instructions will be given by a medical professional. The medications will cause your cycle to be synchronized with the egg donor’s or intended mother’s menstrual cycle and help your uterine lining thicken in order to accept the transferred embryos.

Some of the medications you may be prescribed include birth control pills, Estradiol and Progesterone. These medications will be reviewed with you in detail during your meeting with an IVF physician. You will be asked to follow doctor’s orders to take medications and injections as needed and attend all appointments as assigned. You will be required to undergo multiple blood tests, injections (both subcutaneous and intramuscular), and vaginal ultrasounds throughout the embryo transfer cycle as well as during your pregnancy. After the embryos have been transferred, you’ll be required to be on bed rest for 24-72 hours depending on your fertility clinic’s requirement. All medical expenses, are paid by the intended parents. Please be informed that all aspects of surrogacy can be associated with potential risks. We strongly encourage you to discuss these risks with your physician prior to enrolling in any surrogate program.
 

PREGNANCY

Your pregnancy test will be performed 10-14 days after the transfer through a blood test. Once you are pregnant you will need to continue your medications to ensure that the pregnancy will continue to progress. New Life will be facilitate your communication with doctors and intended parents. We strive to make this process as smooth as possible. Our pregnancy care coordinator will be available for you to receive phone and email support as needed. The intended parent(s) are responsible for all expenses incurred as a result of the surrogacy. These expenses include surrogate mother compensation, surrogate mother medical expenses, attorney fees, and travel expenses. You will be paid monthly installments for proper nutrition and care. Economic assistance includes 13,000 USD.