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Becoming a Surrogate Mother in New Jersey

Family Inceptions is a surrogacy agency that has been assisting families with the New Jersey surrogacy process. Providing assistance to intended parents and surrogates interested in completing a surrogacy journey in Newark or the surrounding cities, our company walks everyone involved through each step.

Becoming a Surrogate Mother in New Jersey

Requirements to become a gestational surrogate in the state of New Jersey through Family Inceptions include, but not be limited to:

  • Between the ages of 23 and 39
  • Delivered and currently raising or have raised at least one child
  • No more than five deliveries with no pregnancy complications
  • No more than three C-sections
  • No deliveries prior to 37 weeks gestation (unless twins or more)
  • Not receiving government assistance (cash aid, food stamps, Medicaid/Medicare)
  • Non-tobacco user for at least 2 years and live in a smoke-free house
  • You and spouse/partner have no current or previous history of drug or alcohol abuse
  • No history of mental health illnesses (bi-polar, schizophrenia, other diagnosed disorders)
  • No use of anti-depressants or anxiety medication within the last 12 months

For a full detail of the surrogacy qualifications please visit the Do I Qualify page.

New Jersey Surrogates Compensation

Family Inceptions offers considerable compensation, and the opportunities that this can open up for surrogate mothers are nearly endless. Whether you choose to put a down payment on your home, save up to send your own children to college, or create a small business for yourself, there are many ways that this money can greatly benefit you and your family.

Surrogates earn at least $50,000 per pregnancy through Family Inceptions. Review our Benefits & Compensation page to learn more.

Of course, there is no way that the gift you bring to the future parents—and the rest of the world—could ever be quantified. It is a gift for which no one can ever repay you in full precisely because the life you will nurture, and all the hopes and dreams you carry, are priceless.

What Is Surrogacy?

Surrogacy is an arrangement in which a woman intends and agrees to become pregnant for and to carry a pregnancy for someone else (“Intended Parent(s)” or “IP(s)”) who is/are intended to be the child’s legal and natural parent(s) after birth. As you undergo the surrogacy process, you should know there are two types of surrogates: gestational surrogates and traditional (genetic) surrogates.

A Gestational Carrier (medical term)/Gestational Surrogate (“Non-Genetic Surrogate”) is not genetically related to the child she carries. Modern technology allows the gestational surrogate to become pregnant with and carry a fetus that’s genetically unrelated to her by transferring embryos to her uterus formed via in vitro fertilization (“IVF”) using donor eggs or the eggs of the intended mother.

A Traditional Surrogate (“Genetic Surrogate”) becomes pregnant and carries a fetus genetically related to her by either having embryos formed via IVF using her eggs and the intended father’s sperm or donor sperm transferred to her uterus, or by achieving pregnancy by intra-uterine insemination using the intended father’s sperm or donor sperm. A traditional surrogate is a biological mother, but she intends to become pregnant and carry a child with the intention of relinquishing potential parental rights to the intended parent(s) upon birth. She never intends to become pregnant to have her own child. Genetic Surrogacy is traditionally not achieved by sexual intercourse.

Finding A Surrogate For Intended Parents In New Jersey

Helping intended parents find just the right surrogate mother in Newark, Jersey City or any other city in New Jersey, Family Inceptions understands the criteria that is important to all intended parents.

Why are Jersey City, Patterson and other New Jersey cities a good location for finding surrogate mothers?

  • Large population
  • Several top fertility centers in the area
  • Friendly surrogacy laws

Looking for additional information on New Jersey surrogacy laws? Click here for a full breakdown

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Eloise Drane
Eloise Drane, Founder

"I believe that we are all placed on this earth for a purpose. Each one of us has a specific calling in this world and although it is different for everyone, we are here to serve one another. My purpose is to help women who wish to become surrogates and egg donors and the hopeful parents who wish to partner with them. I feel very lucky to be living my purpose."