Intended Parents - Understanding Costs

Below is an estimate in which we include the costs to complete your surrogacy process from medical and psychological screening, to legal documentation/proceedings, to surrogates fees, insurance, medications and more.

​If your surrogate got pregnant on the first attempt, your costs would range between $60,000 to $100,000 on average (based on a singleton pregnancy).

​*Note that there may be increased costs for clients living outside the United States. Contact us for more information.

Surrogate Fees & ExpensesAmount
First-time Surrogate Compensation ​ ($1,000 transfer fee, $200 monthly allowance, and $500 maternity clothing allowance are all included in total compensation with successful transfer. If additional transfers are needed, you will receive $1,000 for each transfer.)$28,000
Proven Surrogate Compensation ​ ($1,000 transfer fee, $200 monthly allowance, and $500 maternity clothing allowance are all included in total compensation with successful transfer. If additional transfers are needed, you will receive $1,000 for each transfer.)$38,000
Life Insurance Policy (1 Year Term)$350-$450
Psychologist Evaluation of Surrogate$750
Agency Fee$15,000 (Domestic) $20,000 (International)
Legal Fees$7,000-$9,000
Clinic FeesVaries
Escrow Account Management$1,500
Medical Bills for Surrogate (if she has her own policy)$7,000-$9,000
Prime Medical Insurance (if surrogate does not have insurance)$14,700
Fertility Medication (per transfer)$1,500-$2,000
Possible Surrogate Fees & ExpensesAmount
Travel (Hotel, Food, Airfair, Car if surrogate does not live near your fertility clinic)Varies; On average $2,000-$4,000
Multiples$5,000 per baby
House cleaning (if bed rest is needed)$100 per week
Childcare (if bed rest is needed)$100 per week
Mock Cycle (ERA)$1,000
Loss of Ovaries and/or Fallopian Tubes$2,500
Loss of Uterus or Cervix$5,000
Hysterectomy (removal of uterus and cervix, possibly tubes and ovaries)$7,500
C-section$2,500
Invasive Procedures (Amnio, CVS, D&C, etc.)$500
Termination or Selective Reduction$750
Counseling (if needed)Up to $1,000
Pumping Breast Milk$100 per week plus all costs for supplies and shipping