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Becoming a surrogate is a truly enriching endeavor. Circle Surrogacy stands out from other agencies because of their long and successful history, the staff's personal experience with surrogacy, and their exclusive Guaranteed Match times and Circle Surrogate Promise.Apply with Circle
If you're interested in becoming a gestational surrogate, you'll see that there are so many different surrogacy agencies with whom you can work. When doing your surrogate program research, you should look for an agency that shares the same beliefs and surrogacy goals that you do.
Circle Surrogacy has been making parenthood possible for over 25 years. We have spent a great deal of time evolving our surrogate program into what it is today: a program that offers gestational carriers best-in-class support, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits to protect not only our surrogates during their journeys – but their families as well. We promise to provide you with the most rewarding experiences you could have as a surrogate.
As the leading surrogacy agency, we're able to offer you a personal surrogate experience backed by our resources as a larger agency.
See what past and current surrogates have to say in their surrogate reviews about their experience with Circle.
The Circle Surrogate Promise is a program exclusive to Circle Surrogates; no other agency can offer the same level of security and support.
Circle Surrogacy promises:
Circle has a 99.3% success rate, and has brought over 2,600 babies into the world in the last 26+ years!
When you apply to be a surrogate with Circle, you will feel that experience from your first point of contact. Every program and process has been created with our gestational carriers in mind.
At Circle Surrogacy, our gestational carriers are matched with in-house social workers who support them throughout their journey...and beyond! Our surrogate program is best-in-class because we've listened to our carriers over the years and made our process and support even stronger.
You'll also learn that Circle is an agency that encourages relationships between their intended parents and gestational surrogates. By forming a strong relationship, surrogates have the opportunity to get to know the wonderful people whose lives are being positively changed because of their selflessness. Many surrogates and intended parents feel like family by the end of the process and we genuinely believe fostering this relationship is the best way to bring a baby into the world.
Read about how surrogates and intended parents are matched.
As you research surrogacy, you may find that you're seeing how much a surrogate makes is different across surrogacy agencies. Some agencies are offering way more than others – is it too good to be true?
There is more than the final dollar amount to consider when comparing agencies, and it can all be a little bit overwhelming.
Circle offers a free surrogate pay comparison analysis, done by our experienced Surrogate Advisors. Just email us and we'll set up a time to compare the compensation from multiple agencies; no commitment whatsoever!
Every gestational carrier who comes to us is unique. If there is something in our benefits package that doesn't work for you – or you feel something is missing – we are happy to craft a compensation package that's personalized to your circumstances.
Plus, if you find a payment or benefit at another agency that better fits what you're looking for, we'll do our best to match it!
There are two types of surrogacy—gestational surrogacy and traditional surrogacy. In a typical gestational surrogacy arrangement, intended parents create embryos through in vitro fertilization. One or more of these embryos is implanted in a surrogate (sometimes known as a gestational carrier), who carries the child or children to term, but has no genetic relationship to them.
Gestational surrogacies makeup the vast majority of modern surrogacy arrangements. By contrast, traditional surrogates typically become pregnant through artificial insemination, and have a genetic connection to the child or children they carry for their intended parents. We do not arrange traditional surrogacies.
Typically, a gestational carrier is required to travel to her Intended Parents' IVF clinic for her medical screening and embryo transfer.
Circle is flexible and will work with you. Reach out with any questions about travel at: [email protected]
Every surrogate will have a lawyer to navigate the contracts stage of the process. Your lawyer will be skilled in surrogacy law, and will be paid for by your intended parents.
This blog outlines what to expect from contract negotiations, and how to prepare.