Surrogacy: 20 Surprising Facts About the Process

20 Surprising Facts About the Surrogate Mother Process

For those who wish to become parents but have troubles conceiving traditionally, surrogacy often offers a good solution. But what exactly does the surrogate mother process look like for everyone involved?

From legal issues to DNA, read on for 20 facts about using a surrogate that may surprise you.

1. Success Depends on Type of Surrogacy

According to a 2013 study, gestational surrogacy is typically more successful than traditional surrogacy.

2. You Don’t Have to be Young

It’s common knowledge that a woman’s fertility begins to decline at 35, but this may not hurt the chances of being a gestational surrogate since there’s no donating of her eggs.

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