Same Love Surrogacy is committed to making your journey to having a child via surrogacy as worry-free and enjoyable as possible. Transparency is key to that commitment. While the total cost of surrogacy varies from case to case, your personal guide will make sure you understand any potential costs that may arise and help you plan for your family’s future. Following is a list of typical expenses related to surrogacy and/or egg donation. Please note that we offer sliding scale rates for intended parents who have selected a surrogate or donor outside of the Same Love Surrogacy network.
FULLY ESTIMATED EXPENSE: $159,000 (Singleton) – $194,000 (Twins)
(* All costs are estimates only and will vary from case-to-case)
Agency Fee for IPs (Domestic): $27,000 for Surrogate, $6,500 for Egg Donor
Agency Fee for IPs (International): $30,000 for Surrogate, $6,500 for Egg Donor
Includes finding and matching to a suitable fully pre-screened surrogate in a surrogacy friendly US state
Includes finding, screening, and matching to a suitable egg donor
Continual guidance, information, and service throughout the entire journey to parenthood
Use of all SLS’s professional resources – fertility doctors, lawyers, licensed psychologist, escrow/trust companies, and insurance brokers
Legal Fees: $13,000 – $17,000
Intended Parent(s) surrogate and egg donor contract, parental rights and court fees
Surrogate and egg donor’s attorney fees
Escrow/Trust account fee (held by an attorney)
Egg Donor Compensation & Expenses: $10,000 – $13,000
Egg Donor Compensation: $8,000 for first time - $11,000+ for experienced
Cycle Expenses: Psychological evaluation, Genetic Counseling, AMH Test, Donor Insurance
Egg Donor Local Travel Expenses: Up to $1,000 for travel related expenses
Egg Donor Out of Area Travel Expenses & Outside Monitoring Clinic Expenses - TBD
Surrogate Compensation & Expenses: $53,000 (Singleton) – $71,000 (Twins)
Surrogate Base Compensation: $45,000 for first time surrogate, $50,000 for an experienced surrogate (CA, OR, WA). All other states, $40,000 for first time, $45,000 for an experienced surrogate.
Surrogate Expenses: $8,000 for monthly expense allowance, cycle/embryo transfer fees, local travel expenses, child/home care and additional expenses if needed (bed rest, lost wages, pumping breast milk, etc.)
Additional Expenses (if needed): Multiple Birth $10,000, C-Section $3,000, net lost wages - TBD
IVF Clinic Medical Expenses: $35,000 – $45,000
IVF Clinic package/fees (PGS testing on embryos if desired)
Egg Donor, Surrogate, and Intended Parent's Medical Screening Exams
Medications for surrogate and egg donor
Health Insurance & Delivery Expenses (Newborn Insurance Not Included): $11,500
Health Insurance for surrogate during the journey
Life Insurance for Surrogate & IP for 18 months
Medical co-pays/hospital/lab expenses for surrogate
Creating a family via surrogacy and/or egg donation is expensive, primarily because of the many steps and many individuals and providers who will be involved in the process. We may be able to help you meet this financial challenge with a range of financing options available to qualified intended parents.
Contact us today to find out if we can assist you with a financing plan custom-designed for your unique situation.