Gestational Carrier Compensation

Did you know that Gestational Carriers receive many financial perks besides their base compensation? below is a breakdown of compensation paid TO and FOR GCs with ALS:

Paid To You

Base Compensation: $50,000-$65,000 (additional $20,000 if carring twins)

This is the base amount paid to the Gestational Surrogate for her time, effort and the commitment throughout the surrogacy process. The base compensation can vary significantly but is often in the range of $50,000-$65,000 (Additional $20,000 if carrying twins).

maternity clothing: $1,000

A non-accountable payment of $1,000 will be made to the GC for the purchase of maternity clothing. This payment will be made on the 1stof the month following the 12thweeek after embryo transfer. This is a one-time payment.

monthly allowance: $350/month ($450 if carrying Twins)

The GC is given a monthly allowance to cover incidentals throughout the pregnancy. She will receive a non-accountable allowance of $350 ($450 if carrying twins) per month, This allowance includes (but is not limited to)items such as: phone usage, parking, notary, postage, meals, childcare, housekeeping, non-prescription vitamins/medications, the first 25 miles of mileage reimbursement, and lost wages for routine OB appointments.

medication start: $500

A payment of $500 will be made to GC within 10days of the start of transfer cycle medications. This will be paid per cycle attempt up to 3 cycles.

positive beta: $500

GC will receive a payment of $500 upon confirmation of Beta HCG blood test.

embryo transfer: $1,500

$1,500 fee will be paid to GC within 10 days of completed embryo transfer up to 3 attempts. This fee covers childcare, housekeeping, lost wages, and mileage up to 300 miles roundtrip.

invasive procedures: $500-$5,000

If an invasive procedure is required the GC will be compensated. Possible invasive procedures include, but are not limited to, Hysteroscopy, endometrial biopsies, Amniocentesis, loss of fallopian tube, loss of uterus, C-section.

lost wages

If the surrogate has to take time off work due to medical appointments, bed rest, or the delivery, she may be compensated for her lost wages or income during that time. Spouse may also qualify for lost wages during the immediate post-partum days.

Paid For You

medical expenses

All medical expenses related to the surrogacy journey are covered by the intended parents. This includes prenatal care, fertility treatments, prenatal vitamins, hospital fees, and any other medical costs directly associated with the pregnancy.

insurance coverage

If the Surrogate does not have an insurance policy that covers a pregnancy (as a surrogate) the Intended parents will pay for a policy to cover her for a minimum of 1 year.

life insurance

GC will be provided with Term Life Insurance for up to 18 months with no less than $500,000 of coverage

Legal Fees

The intended parents will cover the cost of legal fees associated with the surrogacy process. This includes drafting and reviewing the surrogacy contract, establishing parental rights, and any other legal work required throughout the journey.

Travel Expenses

If the surrogate is required to travel for medical appointments, embryo transfer, or the delivery, the intended parents will cover all travel- related expenses, including transportation, accommodation, and meals.

Psychological Support

The GC is entitled to throughout her journey and up to 3 months postpartum.

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