Women who live in Oklahoma and who are interested in becoming surrogate mothers are in luck! Oklahoma is a desirable state for surrogacy! We've been working with gestational carriers from Oklahoma for many years who have helped make dreams of parenthood come true for others.
Women in Oklahoma can expect the following surrogate pay and benefits:
• Surrogates from Oklahoma get paid up to $50,000, inclusive of all compensation and benefits (see all Compensation and benefits)
• Working with a personal journey coordination team and licensed social worker who will be by your side every step of the way
• Gaining an incredible sense of self-fulfillment from giving the greatest gift humanly possible to another family
• Connecting with other surrogates across the country, and being part of an active surrogate community
Women must meet certain requirements in order to become surrogate mothers from Oklahoma.
Surrogacy in Oklahoma requires:
- Has delivered a child of their own, and is currently parenting at least one child.
- Has had uncomplicated pregnancies and deliveries, as documented by medical records.
- Is between 21-41 years of age.
- Typically has a Body Mass Index (BMI) of no higher than 33. Calculate My BMI.
- Is a citizen, legal resident or legal immigrant of the United States. If a surrogate is a legal resident or legal immigrant of the United States, the surrogate must be able to provide documentation that is valid for at least 2 years.
- Does not participate in the following government aid programs: cash assistance, welfare, public housing and section 8. All other forms of government assistance will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Gestational surrogacy in Oklahoma is permitted and practiced because no statute or published case law prohibits it. While some counties or judges have granted parentage judgments pre-birth, parentage in Oklahoma is typically established once a birth has occurred. Oklahoma courts have generally recognized parentage for intended parents regardless of gender, marital status or genetic relationship to the child (as long as at least one is genetically related to the child), though there have been limitations where neither intended parent is genetically related to the child. No hearings are required for parentage petitions, making Oklahoma a desirable state for surrogacy.