Quoting she nan igans:" I personally wouldn't do it even if you could. What if you couldn't work during it? You'd have to deal ... [snip!] ... bedrest? It isn't ideal, and a LOT of ladies want to be surrogates, so I think it's pretty easy to turn people down, you know?"
Quoting JiLLiAN.:" And there is so much to go through to get approved, any one thing you "fail" you're out. So chances of being able to be one are pretty slim, anyhow."
Quoting she nan igans:" Yep. Since there can be a lot of money involved in it, there are lots of people willing to do it. Not ... [snip!] ... them more then a stranger) so if you have anything that really is "off" you can get denied. Sort of like donating eggs too."
Quoting Super Kame Vegeta:" I was thinking of doing it for a family member if they are wanting/willing."
Quoting she nan igans:" Well then it's much more possible. At that point it's a personal choice, not through an agency. Just ... [snip!] ... don't want family problems over it. Do it all on the up and up. I'd still not do it, however, I have crappy pregnancies, haha."
Quoting Super Kame Vegeta:" Both of mine were pretty normal. I hated it for a lot of things but my brother and sister-in-law are unable to have a baby of their own so I kind of thought it'd be a cool gift for them."
Quoting she nan igans:" Mine were not normal, haha. 27 weeker with my first and 10 weeks of bedrest with my 2nd. So I LOATHE ... [snip!] ... it's family then that's different I'm pretty sure. You aren't being chosen through an agency or doing that pre selection thing."
Quoting Super Kame Vegeta:" Do you have to have a SO in order to be a surrogate or is that something they just "prefer"? I'd like ... [snip!] ... of years but since I'm going through a divorce I worry that when the time comes I won't be able to without a man in my life. =/"I am just starting out on my surrogacy journey... findsurrogatemother was a life-saver in helping me through the process. No worries!! communication is the key...explain your situation and see what options you have. Best of lukc to you. Latoya--