costs involving a surrogacy are dependent upon the type of procedure, the
needs of the parties and means of the intended parents. In Florida, the surrogate may not be paid a
specific fee, however the
surrogate can be paid reasonable living expenses during the length of the
pregnancy and post-partum periods. Ranges for such expenses are between $0 (for surrogates who are related or close
friends) to $20,000. Other
expenses related to medical costs can also widely range from a couple thousand dollars (for artificial inseminations and pre-testing) to over
$10,000.00 for more complicated procedures such as in
vitro fertilization /embryo transfer.
The legal/escrow services provided by the law offices of
S. Eskin, P.A., often range from $1500.00 to $5,000.00, depending upon
the complications involved, while most cases have been set at $2500.00. Attorney fees for the surrogate
usually range from $500.00 to $1500.00.
There are often other costs related to the pregnancy,
delivery, health insurance and life insurance. Other incidental expenses are also sometimes considered between the
intended couple and surrogate and vary from agreement to agreement.
with qualified medical and legal professionals are necessary to determine
the appropriate route for each couple.