Surrogacy for Gay Couples
When the couple decides to take the step of living this new experience, doubts often arise regarding the procedure they must undertake to become parents. This process usually begins with a search for information and one of the main points when the couple favors surrogacy is to know if the country in which they reside is prohibited from practicing it (this obviously does not limit their decision to become parents).
The reason for the ban is that since its inception it has sparked fierce debates about legalization and agreements between the intended parents and the surrogate.
In Colombia, surrogacy does not have an established law that legalizes or prohibits this practice. Therefore, the importance of choosing a center that conditions all of this process, in order to have security in each step that must be carried out and effective communication between the medical center, agency and patients.
At Make a New Family we have a range of services so that future parents can live the entire experience from day one.
Accessing the surrogacy after the primary information, consists in the search and transfer to the medical center that generates confidence and adequate support based on their demands.
It should be noted that while this practice advances, there are medical centers that have become more flexible with respect to those who can access surrogacy. Consenting that, any type of family with an impossibility in natural reproduction or by a less complex method, can access a surrogacy. Among some of the cases we can break down:
Couples of different sex: They request surrogacy for some uterine pathology, from the absence of the uterus or acquired malformation. That is why the importance of your family medical history and personal knowledge, through the annual check-up.
Single women: You can also request support from this benefit, if you have any functional impairment or the cases mentioned above.
Couples of the same female sex: When both women suffer from some pathology, they can indicate surrogacy as a means of forming a family. If one of the two can gestate then they can resort to other less complex techniques.
Same-sex male couples: This inability to procreate is known as structural infertility, which is caused by the nature of their biology. And the most important technique is that of surrogacy.
Men: SingleAs in the case of single women, they have the option of creating a single-parent family by resorting to surrogacy.
There are also medical centers that allow surrogacy in cases where the woman wishes to use this technique for aesthetic reasons.
Knowing the laws of the country and contemplating the case in which the couple or the person is located, they can go to the medical center they trust or that best suits their needs.
After agreeing to carry out the subrogation, the most popular doubts are usually established about how the payment process is. Before the payment process, a document is requested and reviewed with all the implications that will take place in the coming months. Make a New Family patients in the first consultations have the possibility of choosing the pregnant woman that meets their expectation and request; always trying to create a bond of mutual agreement between both sides.
The payment may depend on several factors, in the mentioned initial document the elements that contribute its economic amount are specified, among them:
- Economic benefit by the pregnant woman, if requested.
- Medical tests
- Whether you need egg donation or not.
- Constant and legal review expenses if necessary.
- Pregnancy expenses (includes: food, medicines and transfer to the clinic).
At Make a new family we consider it important to transmit fixed prices to our clients so as not to cause unexpected payments, as well as the possibility of regularizing the total amount in installments that provide greater comfort.
The estimated price of surrogacy is oscillating, since the entire procedure consists of options that increase or decrease the final budget, among the characteristics that may vary we find the methods to carry out assisted motherhood:
- When the couple provides the genetic material. (ovum and sperm)
- By donation of the ovum, and the sperm belong to the principal couple (also the opposite case)
- When all the genetic material is the product of a donation.
- When the manager donates her own egg.
- Fertilization and general expenses can be as low as 20,000 usd.
These elements also depend on the demands of our clients, always recommending them according to the results, relationships or similarities that the new family wants.
Making the decision comes with a great responsibility, not only in financial terms. The knowledge and frequently asked questions is a means to demystify all the science behind, as well as the legal process that must be taken.
Make a New Family is trained to provide you with efficient and timely care, in this way in a small interview and assistance to our agencies, we are able to approach the best budget for your application. Connecting with a medical center that safely manages the process is the best way to take advantage of all the stages, and thus form the family of tomorrow.