How to Become a Surrogate in San Diego and Los Angeles

Surrogate in Los Angeles, California

Choose ConceiveAbilities As Your Los Angeles Surrogacy Agency

ConceiveAbilities is a leading surrogacy center in Los Angeles, matching intended parents with Los Angeles surrogates like you throughout the West Coast and across The United States. Our egg donation and Los Angeles surrogacy agency has been providing third party reproductive services to hopeful parents-to-be in California and around the world for twenty-four years and counting.

While you have many smaller surrogacy agency options in the LA area, we are here to serve you best because of our broad experience with California surrogacy and deep relationships with the best local fertility clinics, doctors and surrogacy support staff across all of Los Angeles and Orange counties, and well beyond. While many Los Angeles surrogacy agencies rely heavily on international intended parents and other waiting lists affected by the current epidemic, ConceiveAbilities is ready to make domestically-based matches immediately, with no language barriers or cross-border travel restrictions that could delay your surrogacy journey.

Los Angeles is a world-class city with a diverse, multiethnic population we are proud to serve. As the entertainment capital of the world, LA leads the movie and entertainment industry and is a cultural mecca with hundreds of museums and iconic attractions like Hollywood Walk of Fame and Staples Center. With its strong economy and vibrant, open-minded communities, we are grateful to match surrogates and couples struggling with infertility, gay dads and single parents-to-be to ensure the best surrogacy partnership for everyone. And with perfect year round sunny weather and 75 miles of beaches from Malibu to Long Beach, Los Angeles offers the best of surfing, oceanside dining and calm beach living - making it the ideal environment to enjoy your surrogacy journey.

We work with ease through our own online platform to ensure surrogacy is efficient and safe for you and we also have an LA-area office in Irvine, less than an hour from downtown Los Angeles to make becoming a surrogate in San Bernardino, Riverside, Kern, Bakersfield, Ventura and the surrounding LA suburbs even more convenient.

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Los Angeles Surrogacy: What You Need To Know

As your local surrogate agency in LA, we are here to support every step of your surrogacy journey. From helping you do your research on the best California surrogacy agency to matching you with a family, ConceiveAbilities is honored to make your dream of being a surrogate come true.

Surrogacy in Los Angeles: Frequently Asked Questions

Is Surrogacy in Los Angeles Legal?

Yes! Surrogacy agreements and agencies are legal in Los Angeles, California. Gestational surrogacy is permitted by statute in California (California Family Law Sections 7960-7962). Pre-birth parentage orders are available for married couples, unmarried couples, and single individuals regardless of their genetic link to the child.

What Sets ConceiveAbilities Apart from Other Surrogacy Agencies in Los Angeles?

In addition to our staying power of twenty-four years as a surrogacy agency, ConceiveAbilities invests in building a large community of available surrogates because, simply, surrogates sit at the very heart of our program. Read more about our process, including how we find your perfect intended parents.

How Do We Find Your Perfect Intended Parents in LA?

Our Matching Matters process sets us apart from other surrogacy agencies. We understand the significance of the right match, and we are proud of our Matching Matters process that focuses on the connection between a surrogate and the intended parent. Our experience has proven that matching does matter and our 97% initial acceptance rate proves it. The right match lays the foundation for the entire surrogacy process, resulting in a successful and rewarding experience. Often surrogates and intended parents, who start off as strangers to one another, become an extended part of one another’s families. For those who seek this depth of connection, and equally for those who don’t, ConceiveAbilities uses its Matching Matters to understand your goals and make matches that make sense.

How Much Does Being A Surrogate Mother in Los Angeles Pay?

One of the most common questions we receive is, how much do surrogates get paid in LA? At ConceiveAbilities, our surrogate compensation package is one of the most generous, and well-planned, in the field. As a first-time surrogate living in California, you will earn $52,000 and more in base pay, depending on your specific situation, and with payments starting well before your pregnancy. Factors that increase what you get paid in base compensation include whether you live in a high demand state, like California, and whether you have prior experience as a gestational surrogate. Take the first step to become a surrogate in California now!

Who Can Become A Surrogate Mother in Los Angeles?

Our surrogate requirements make sure your surrogacy journey is as healthy and successful as possible. Review these basic criteria to find out if you qualify as a surrogate candidate. Or, better yet, take our short personal assessment to see if you qualify to be a surrogate in Los Angeles!

Getting to know you Why do we ask?
Have you given birth before? A history of at least one full-term and uncomplicated pregnancy is essential to ensuring your surrogacy journey is healthy and successful.
Where do you live? Compensated surrogacy is legal in most, but not all, states. And, certain locations are highly valued by intended parents, which allows you to earn higher compensation.
Are you a long-term US resident? The surrogacy journey is lengthy and is accomplished only by working with a US-based IVF clinic.
How old are you? At the time you are matched with intended parents, you should be between 21 and 40 years of age.
Are you physically healthy? You must have an uncomplicated medical history, not be over- or under-weight, not currently smoke, and be free of certain chronic conditions.
Are you emotionally healthy? Your surrogacy journey is demanding and requires a stable foundation in your life without undue stress.
Why do you want to be a surrogate? Perhaps the most important requirement is your motivation for pursuing surrogacy. Surrogacy creates an exciting purpose and you can make a profound impact on helping others build their family, and get well-paid for doing so.

Testimonials about our surrogacy agency:

Deciding to be a surrogate in California was one of the best decisions I've ever made. Not only did it change a wonderful, deserving couple’s life forever, but it changed mine as well. I'll never forget the moment the baby was put into their arms and the pure joy they felt. It was a moment I will cherish forever and I'm so glad I had the opportunity to be a part of that.

Choose the ConceiveAbilities' surrogate mother program in Los Angeles, California.

The process for getting started is easy, confidential, and secure. Go ahead and take the first step with ConceiveAbilities. We are looking forward to getting to know you.


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