There are many good questions that women who are considering surrogacy ask. One of the most common questions is: How much do surrogates get paid? Our compensation package is one of the most generous in the field starting at $44,000 and up. Estimate how much you could earn with our surrogacy compensation calculator below.
Factors which may impact surrogate mother compensation can include geographic location, the type of pregnancy (e.g., twins), and prior surrogate mother experience. In fact, experienced surrogates are highly encouraged to apply to receive additional compensation. Scroll down to view the additional benefits that are available.
In order to help visualize what is included in a surrogate compensation package, we have provided the below chart that breaks down what is included in monthly installments and various additional benefits such as compensation for multiples and pumping breast milk.
Finding a path to parenthood by working with a gestational carrier continues to grow in its appeal. In 2019, an estimated 7,000 births took place by surrogate in the United States, as the market is steadily growing at 15% per year based on data from the Centers for Disease Control. And, in 2017, we know that 4.2% of all In Vitro Fertilization transfers occurred with a gestational carrier, which grew from just over 1% ten years prior.
Modern families are, in many ways, modern miracles. It’s only in recent decades that infertility treatments allow couples to become parents with the help of a third party. In some cases, this means utilizing an egg or sperm donor, who is someone that can provide genetic material if it is not otherwise available from the intended mother or father. Other situations require a surrogate, or gestational carrier, who is someone that can carry the baby for the intended parents.