When it seems like there are no other options for starting the family you want to have, there is one available that you might not know about. Surrogacy agencies are an option as there are people who want to carry children for those who are unable to carry a baby on their own. It’s normal to have questions about the process as well as concerns, which can all be answered when you meet with the medical professionals who will handle the process.
The first thing that you need to talk about is what will happen at the agency. You need to know about the services that are offered and how long it could be before someone can have your baby. Surrogacy agencies will usually handle all of the details from start to finish so that you don’t have to go anywhere else. Counseling is often offered along with other support services as surrogacy can be a journey that is filled with emotions. The agency will keep you informed as much as possible about when a surrogate is available and how to keep in touch with the person who is carrying your child.
One of the things that you’ll find with a surrogacy agency is that it will match you to a surrogate who is best for the needs that you have. The surrogate will usually be a person who also blends well with the personality of the parent or parents so that communication is easy for both parties. There are a few screening services provided to determine if there are any mental or physical issues pertaining to either party involved in the surrogacy process. The agency will also look at whether the parties are ready emotionally as the process can be long at times if there isn’t a surrogate available.
Keep in mind that an agency of this kind is often licensed and certified to ensure that everyone involved is treated in a professional manner and that there are no legal issues involved. The agency can help with all of the paperwork that needs to be completed as well as arranging meetings with the surrogate. You can also make arrangements with the surrogate on your own. Another benefit of a surrogacy agency is that it will handle any issues that arise with either party in the event that something happens during the delivery process and after the baby is born.
Visit West Coast Women’s Reproductive Center in Sherman Oaks to learn more about surrogacy agencies and how they can help you start the family you want. Contact us today to schedule your appointment!