Not being able to have children of your own can make life very difficult and depressing if you want to have children. Surrogacy is always a great option to consider.

There are many very healthy women who are more than willing to be a surrogate for someone who cannot have children on their own.

If you have found a woman who is willing to be your surrogate, you need to create a legally binding contract regarding the surrogacy.

You can hire a lawyer to create the contract for you to make sure that it is completely legal and nothing is forgotten. There are a few things that should be included in the agreement.

Ensure the Surrogate is in Good Health

Before you even start the process of surrogacy, you need to be sure that she is in good physical health to ensure that she will be able to carry a baby safely.

Have her go to a doctor for a full physical checkup and have STD tests run to ensure that she doesn’t have any diseases that could be transmitted to the baby when she gives birth.

It can take a few weeks to get the results back from a health screening, so you want to be sure to do it as soon as you can. Be sure to be present when she gets the results from her doctor so that you can be sure that they haven’t been forged when you receive the news.

Have Her See a Psychiatrist

Before a woman agrees to be a surrogate, it’s a good idea to make sure that she’s in the mental state to be able to handle the stress and emotion that comes with carrying a baby and then handing him or her away to someone else to raise.

Many women do feel a close attachment to the child because they carried them in their body for so long. A psychiatrist can determine if the person is at a place in their life where they can handle everything that comes along with being a surrogate in a healthy way.

Run a Criminal History Check

Even if you hang out with someone and think that you know them well, there is a possibility that they do things on the side that you know nothing about. Running a criminal history check on her allows you to learn if she has been arrested for anything in the past that is questionable or if there are any…
 

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