If you’ve got a child then you could tell that you’re blessed. However, there are lots of couples nowadays who do not have their own kids to raise. These couples are usually infertile or are suffering from serious medical conditions wherein they are not allowed to bear their children because it might jeopardize their well-being. Some of them would just consider the idea of adopting a child. However, most of the couples might not really like the idea of adopting a child.
With the newest equipment and discoveries, it is now possible for the couple to have their biological children by means of looking for a surrogate mother. In surrogacy, the surrogate mother or parent would be the one who will bear the child. By the process of test tube fertilization, the egg cell and the sperm cell of the father would be fertilized. Thus, the features of the child will be similar to what the genes of the parents are manifesting. The only difference in surrogacy is that, there should be a surrogate mother who will bear the child.
Surrogate parenting services are not new to the society these days because it has already been present since the early 2000s. So, if you’re into surrogacy, then you’ve made the best decision in your life!
Being a surrogate mother is a very tough decision to make. You have to be emotionally stable and strong so that you can face the difficulties in detaching yourself from the child after giving birth. Most of the surrogate mothers, especially the ones who were not yet pregnant before, have a hard time in coping up with this reality. You have to remember that it is not easy to be pregnant and just detach yourself later on to the child. This is the main reason why you have to choose the right surrogate mother for your child. It would be best to choose a surrogate mother who has already been pregnant in the past in order for you to make better arrangements and avoid emotional attachments. However, some parents would permit the surrogate mother to meet their child on a constant basis, depending on what their preferences are.
You must have an assurance that the surrogate mother will not use any harmful substances like smoking cigarettes, drinking alcoholic beverages, and taking illegal drugs. Once these habits done by the surrogate mother, there’s no doubt that the child would be unhealthy in the future. Being the parent, it is your utmost responsibility to pay for all the medial and hospital expenditure that are related to the surrogate mother.
There are a lot of surrogate mothers out there who won’t ask for any fees. However, majority of the surrogate mothers will certainly want to be paid.