Estimated Expenses

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)

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

Surrogate Mother Compensation/Benefits
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
Embryo Transfer Fee $1,500 per transfer
Mock Trial/Cancelled Cycle $500
Invasive Procedure
(Amniocentesis, D&C, CVS, etc.)
$500 per procedure
Maternity Clothing $750 (Single)
$1000 (Twins)
(Paid at 12 weeks of pregnancy)
C-Section fee $2,500
Selective Reduction $1,500
Loss of Tubes $1,200 per tube
Loss of Uterus $2,500
Attorney Fees
Draft and negotiate agreement between Intended Parents and Surrogate $3,000
Legal fee for Surrogate Mother Contract $1,500 – $2,500
Court Order Birth Certificate $2,500 – $5,000
Escrow Management Fee $1,000
Health Insurance
Health Insurance for the Surrogate $25,000
Term Life Insurance $595 plus sales tax
International Newborn Health Insurance $22,500 (singleton)
$150,000 (twins)
Other Possible Expenses for Surrogate Mother
Lost Wages (surrogate) varies (based upon salary)
Lost Wages (partner) $1,000
Housekeeping (Doctor ordered bed rest) $75 per week
Childcare (Doctor ordered bed rest) $100 per week
Pump Breast Milk (if requested) $250 per week

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