Intended parents may seek a GC when pregnancy is medically impossible, pregnancy risks present an unacceptable danger to the mother's health, or is a same sex couple's preferred method of procreation. Monetary compensation may or may not be involved in these arrangements. The legality and costs of surrogacy vary widely, sometimes resulting in interstate or international surrogacy arrangements. In gestational carrier situations, the pregnancy results from the transfer of an embryo created by in vitro fertilization (IVF), in a manner so the resulting child is genetically unrelated to the GC.
There are two ways you can go about choosing a GC. You can use a family member or a friend who would be willing to carry your pregnancy or you can choose a GC from a reputable agency.
In choosing a GC, please consider:
To become a Gestational Carrier, we recommend you contact one of these reputable agencies:
Whether you are looking for a gestational carrier or wanting to become a gestational carrier, these agencies come highly recommended for their strict criteria and screening methods for women wanting to become a GC. Please contact them directly for more information.
4643 South Ulster Street 8th floor
Denver, CO 802370
Toll Free: (877) 201-7211
Fax: (720) 228-4174
757 Maleta Lane., Suite 102
Castle Rock, Co 80108
24012 Calle De La Plata, Ste 370
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
1515 Wynkoop Street Suite 360
Denver, Co 80202
2150 S. Central Expressway, Suite 200
McKinney, TX 75070
After you have chosen a GC, one of our coordinators will review the obstetrical and medical history of the potential GC. Once approved, the GC and her partner will have a consultation with a Conceptions provider.
Every GC will complete the following comprehensive screening to ensure a safe pregnancy: