What is the Average Gestational Surrogacy Cost?

46807189 - cute baby child little girl lying on back and holding legsThe average cost having a baby through gestational surrogacy is affordable when you work with a specialty agency. The estimated cost of using a gestational surrogate is determined based on the IVF protocol being recommended by your fertility specialist.

Average Cost of Gestational Surrogacy

Gestational Surrogacy may be achieved in a variety of methods using:

  • Intended mother’s eggs
  • Donor eggs
  • Intended father’s sperm
  • Donor sperm

Estimated Cost for Surrogacy: $90,000 – $175,000

Agency Related Costs

$18,000 total

*First installment agency fee
(due upon execution of Agency Agreement)


*Second installment agency fee
(due upon matching with Surrogate)



Basic Surrogate Compensation
(1st time Surrogate)

$30,000 – $35,000

Experienced Surrogate

additional $5,000 for each surrogate pregnancy
(Paid monthly after confirmed fetal heartbeat)

Multiple Pregnancy (Twins)

additional $5,000 + Base Compensation

Surrogate Mother Compensation/Benefits


Embryo Transfer Fee

$1,500 per transfer

Mock Trial/Cancelled Cycle


Invasive Procedure
(Amniocentesis, D&C, CVS, etc.)

$500 per procedure

Maternity Clothing

$750 (Single) 
$1000 (Twins)
(Paid at 12 weeks of pregnacy)

C-Section fee


Selective Reduction


Loss of Tubes

$1,200 per tube

Loss of Uterus



Draft and negotiate agreement between Intended Parents and Surrogate


Legal fee for Surrogate Mother Contract

$1,500 – $2,500

Court Order Birth Certificate

$2,500 – $5,000

Escrow Management Fee


Attorney Fees


Health Insurance for the Surrogate


Term Life Insurance

$595 plus sales tax

International Newborn Health Insurance

$22,500 (singleton)

$150,000 (twins)

Health Insurance


Lost Wages (surrogate)

varies (based upon salary)

Lost Wages (partner)


Housekeeping (Doctor ordered bed rest)

$75 per week

Childcare (Doctor ordered bed rest)

$100 per week

Pump Breast Milk (if requested)

$250 per week

Other Possible Expenses for Surrogate Mother


New Beginnings Surrogacy is a boutique gestational surrogacy agency having unparalleled success in matching intended parents with surrogate mothers. We offer an expedited experience without sacrificing a personalized touch.

  • Top compensation for surrogate mothers
  • Strict screening for surrogate mothers
  • In-depth review of medical records
  • In-depth psychological evaluation
  • Physical and medical testing
  • Inviting, reliable, and enjoyable experience
  • Service above and beyond to take care of clients every step of the process
  • Highest gestational surrogate compensation packages
  • Personal care through dedicated coordinators throughout the gestational surrogacy process
  • Legal and medical counseling
  • Fast matching services with a proven track record
  • Higher chance of pregnancy success
  • Less physical risk to the intended mother

Celebrated Gestational Surrogacy Experts

New Beginnings Surrogacy’s Team of Surrogacy Experts want to help guide you through the entire surrogacy process. We can help you find the perfect surrogate match. Schedule your consultation by calling 844.873.5836.


Posted on: March 9, 2018