There’s little argument that having a family in the U.S is expensive. But for gay men, creating a family can be even more complicated and expensive than it is for our straight counterparts.
Become a Dad
It’s important for gay men to explore several questions with their prospective gestational carrier when meeting for the first time.
Gay men considering surrogacy might balk at the suggestion they need therapy. But counseling is an essential part of the process.
Reputable surrogacy agencies require three screenings of intended fathers as set forth by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).
Despite a clear benefit – both gay dads can have a genetic connection to their baby – having a sister serve as egg donor has serious consequences.
Choosing a surrogacy agency to work with is not an easy decision. You should conduct thorough research to make sure your needs will be met by the agency.
Guest post written by Albert M. Chan, the creator and star of "The Commitment," a film about the journey of a gay adoptive parent.
The average cost of surrogacy for gay men in the United States is roughly $120,000. The total cost can vary greatly depending on several factors.
The extent to which adoptive parents are allowed use advertising varies widely by state. Find out in this article where you state stands on this issue.
Before you even meet with potential gestational carriers, review our list of 7 important considerations.