Surely, any time or any number of times. Except in the case of egg donor, which has to anonymous, you can surely meet the surrogate. However, we feel that the selection be better left to us, as her medical fitness is more important than the appearance, as she is just going to nurture your baby and as such there will be no ‘Genetic linkage’ with your baby who will inherit all the characteristics from you and your husband.
Regarding Surrogate selection process and tests performed on her—everything is given in detail on this website, we request you to please go through those pages. Summarily stated,we do look for a healthy family background, surrogate’s physical, mental and social health, husband’s consent, personal habits and screen them for infection status –everything given in details on this website.
Yes, surrogacy is legal in India and there will be well formulated agreement signed between surrogate, us and you by our attorney and our team at “ Surrogassist” will facilitate all the necessary documentation, paperwork etc. for you to make surrogacy process a hassel-free journey for you and will be with you at each and every step right upto exit visa.
You will be periodically updated about the progress of the surrogate’s health and pregnancy status either by mail or by telephone.
In the event of higher order multiple pregnancy option of ‘ fetal reduction’-whereby pregnancy is reduced to two or single fetus, is given to you and after your consent the procedure is carried out. Charges for fetal reduction are not a part of the package and are around $ 600.
Surrogate can have some problems during pregnancy such as excessive vomiting, anemia, high blood pressure, ante or postpartum bleeding, pre-eclampsia, diabetes mellitus, preterm labour, intrauterine fetal growth restriction etc.
Although most surrogates deliver normally, a caesarean section may be required for an obstetric indication.
Immediately on birth of the baby, if the baby is medically completely fit.
Yes, always, and only after paediatrician’s examination and opinion about baby’s health, the baby will be handed over to you.
Yes, vaccination can be arranged on request.
The surrogate is kept under observation for approximately three days after normal delivery and five days after Caesarean section delivery.
Yes , if you wish to.
If you wish to do cord stem cell banking you have to inform us earlier at the time of signing the contract. This has an extra charge of around $ 1000.
This has to be informed in advance at the time of signing the contract. We charge $ 800 per parent as extra charges, in addition to the package opted by you.
Yes, you can. If a single father wants to parent a child, surrogacy will be planned with your sperm and donor egg. The birth certificate of the baby will mention your name as the father and the mother’s name will be kept blank.
On the other hand, if you are a single mother who cannot bear a child for medical reasons, you can use a donor sperm and your egg so that the resulting embryo can be transferred into a surrogate. In this case the baby’s birth certificate will mention your name as the mother’s name and the father’s name will be kept blank.
All the list of documents will be provided/mailed to you by our legal advisors once you sign a contract.