Surrogate Mother Frequently Asked Questions

1. How many births has CSP had?
  • As of October 2016, we have celebrated over 2,300 births.
2. Is there any wait to be matched with intended parents?
  • Our priority is to make sure that you have the best experience possible, therefore we do not match surrogates immediately. Our goal is to get to know you and complete your screening, so we can match you with the best possible match.
  • CSP is very proud of our ability to make great matches.
3. Why should I work with CSP instead of working alone with intended parents I meet on the Internet?
  • CSP professionals screen and personally meet with all prospective intended parents who are interested in surrogacy.
  • Working with CSP is a 100% guarantee that you will receive all of your agreed upon funds.
  • You have the benefit of an experienced administrative staff (for necessary paperwork), counselor's and attorney's all working on your behalf.
  • Working with CSP protects you and your family.
4. Why should I choose CSP over other agencies?
  • Three words! Experience! Experience! Experience!
  • CSP is the most experienced surrogacy program in the world.
  • When you are considering becoming a surrogate mother, there is no substitute for the security of knowing an agency has the benefit of working with as many intended parents and surrogate mothers as CSP has.
  • Check out our staff list and our counseling team pages on our website, we are real people with real answers to your questions, we are here to help.
5. Who will be available to help me in the case my counselor or CSP staff member is sick or goes on vacation?
  • CSP staff members have been crossed-trained to ensure coverage at all times.
  • Our counseling team consults about the status of all cases weekly to ensure that each case is cared for completely.
6. Are intended parents medically and psychologically screened?
  • Yes. Medical and psychological screening is important to our success.
7. Does CSP help gay or same-sex intended parents?
  • Yes, we helped our first gay intended parents in 1989.
  • Our policy has always been that intended parents that are ready and willing to take on the responsibility of parenthood deserve that opportunity.
8. How am I matched?
  • Your counselor will present intended parents profiles for you to choose from.
  • The final choice about which intended parents to help will be yours.
9. How are financial issues handled?
  • CSP is the administrator of a trust account that is put in place after your contract is signed.
  • You will have a personal Trust Coordinator to help you navigate the financial needs so that you are not having to discuss money with your intended parents directly.
  • You are free to focus on the pregnancy and the relationship with your intended parents.
10. Why do I need to be screened when I know I want to be a surrogate?
  • Most important of all, we need to get to know you so that we can fulfill your expectations when you become a surrogate mother.
  • Surrogate mothers are generally very sensitive, caring people, however surrogate parenting is not for everyone.
  • Evaluation is an important part of a mutually respectful and enriching experience between a couple and a surrogate mother.
11. What experience do you have with high-risk pregnancies?
  • We have been involved in over 2,500 births.
  • In our over years of practice, we have experienced high risk pregnancies, miscarriages, termination and unfortunately, a child's death soon after birth.
  • We are well connected with high-risk specialists whom we can call upon to consult on a high-risk case.
  • Your health and well-being are always our first consideration.
12. Can I visit your offices?
  • Yes, we welcome the opportunity to meet with you and your family and show you our offices.
  • We encourage you to come by and meet our staff.
  • Let us know when you are in our neighborhood and we will be pleased to greet you.
13. How do I know my intended parents can afford the costs involved?
  • CSP holds full trust funds sufficient to cover your fees and expenses throughout the pregnancy.
  • These funds are in a trust account before you begin working together with your intended parents.
14. What are the chances of my intended parents achieving a pregnancy with my help?
  • Over 95% of our intended parents will ultimately go home with a baby thanks to the wonderful help a surrogate mother.
15. How will my family respond when I tell them I want to be a surrogate?
  • Surrogacy is a wonderful way to help intended parents realize their dream of parenting, and with our experienced staff we will help you with the support needed for helping any family members understand the process.
  • Our counseling team is available not only to you, but your family as well if needed.
CSP has been helping intended parents and surrogate mothers achieve dreams for over years.

With your help, dreams can come true!