Globally Surrogacy connects families, donors, and surrogates to create the greatest gift of all which is life.  Our approach is ethical, and we are a compassionate agency.

Your health is an important factor when considering to becoming a surrogate mother.

Although each surrogacy professional sets slightly different surrogate health requirements, most use the basic guidelines provided by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine:

  • A healthy BMI
  • Age of 21-35
  • At least one successful pregnancy
  • No major complications from previous pregnancies
  • No untreated STIs
  • No smoking, illicit drug use or exposure to second-hand smoke
  • No use of anti-depressants or anti-anxiety medication in the last 12 months

There are 5 tips that can help you meet the health requirements:

Make Plans for Daily Eating

When you become pregnant your diet matters. Having a daily eating plan will help you stay on a healthy diet. A pregnant woman should have a balanced diet with plenty of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, bread, eight glasses of water and lean meats.

Have a Nutritious Diet

Eating the right foods when you are pregnant will help you qualify in becoming surrogate California. The foods for pregnant women are the basic healthy foods that you should eat daily.

Stick to an Early Bed Time

A good night sleep is important for your health and a healthy pregnancy.  When you are sleeping your body regulates hormones and repairs cells. Sleeping is important for regulating hormones for reproduction and ovulation. Going to bed early will help you get enough adequate sleep through the night.

Exercise for pre-pregnancy

Moderate exercise is best for women that are trying to get in shape for pregnancy. When you incorporate regular physical activity, you will increase your metabolism and optimize your reproductive system. Too much or too little exercise can be harmful for pregnancy.

Limit Caffeine and Alcohol

Caffeine and Alcohol can reduce your fertility. Caffeine is a stimulant that is found in coffee, soft drinks, and tea. Should you stay away from caffeine when you are preparing for pregnancy?

The answer to that is yes. The amount of coffee you drink can affect your fertility and some studies have shown that caffeine can delay your pregnancy.

Drinking alcohol can delay how long it takes to get pregnant. When you are preparing for pregnancy you should decrease your alcohol intake.

Women wonder how becoming a surrogate mother will affect their life. Meeting the health requirements will give you a chance to create a new life for an intended parent. If you are interested in becoming surrogate California, you can start the application process today.