How Much Do Surrogate Mothers Get Paid?

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There are many good questions that women who are considering surrogacy ask. One of the most common questions is: How much do surrogates get paid? Our compensation package is one of the most generous in the field starting at $44,000 and up. Estimate how much you could earn with our surrogacy compensation calculator below.

Competitive compensation

Factors which may impact surrogate mother compensation can include geographic location, the type of pregnancy (e.g., twins), and prior surrogate mother experience. In fact, experienced surrogates are highly encouraged to apply to receive additional compensation. Scroll down to view the additional benefits that are available.

Surrogate mother pay breakdown

In order to help visualize what is included in a surrogate compensation package, we have provided the below chart that breaks down what is included in monthly installments and various additional benefits such as compensation for multiples and pumping breast milk.

Total Compensation Package Compensation
Pre-pregnancy payments $4,000 and up
Pregnancy Monthly payments Compensation divided into 8 payments
Maternity clothes Included
Childcare during appointments/meetings Included
Over-the-counter vitamins/supplements Included
Additional Benefits Compensation
Twins Additional $8,000
*Additional embryo transfer(s) Surrogate will recieve additional compensation for each transfer
Procedure payments In the event that other procedures are necessary, surrogate will receive additional compensation
Pumping breast milk $350 per week
Bed Rest In the event that bed rest is ordered during pregnancy, the surrogate will be reimbursed for activities she cannot perform during that period of time.

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