Compensation guidelines

You and your intended parents, with legal counsel, agree to your compensation plan. While there is no one plan that covers all situations, you can expect compensation that generally follows these guidelines.


Fee for Gestational Surrogate (experienced GS may command higher compensation) $40,000 - $45,000

Monthly Incidentals (travel to doctors appointments, parking, childcare, FedEx, faxes, healthy diet, vitamins, etc…) $200 per month

Housekeeping Allowance $200 per month

Maternity Clothing Allowance $750 (add $250 for multiples)

Health Insurance for Surrogate (premiums, co-pays and deductibles) $3,600 - $30,000+ (estimate, actual costs apply)

Life Insurance for Surrogate $750 - $1,000 (estimate, actual costs apply)

Embryo Transfer Fee $1,500

Group/Individual Support Meeting Allowance $75 per month

Stipend for Surrogate’s Independent Attorney $3,000


Multiple Pregnancy $7,000

Additional Transfer Fee (per transfer, as necessary) $1,500

Fee for Travel and Lodging Expenses if Surrogate Lives 100+ miles from IVF Clinic Actual costs apply

Invasive Procedures $500 (most procedures)

Caesarean Section $2,500

Loss of Uterus $5,000

Companion Travel (if desired, for invasive procedures only) Actual costs apply

Companion Lost Wages Variable with negotiated cap

Childcare During Doctor Ordered Bed Rest Variable with negotiated cap

Surrogate Lost Wages Variable with negotiated cap