Average cost for gestational surrogacy

(not including egg donation)

IVF Cycle (costs may vary depending on clinic fees and number of cycles) $15,000 – $20,000
Psychological Evaluations $300 – $500
Medical screening $1,500 – $2,000
Surrogate Mother Expenses $15,000 – $26,000
Additional Expenses: bedrest (if medically deemed necessary) Subject to Surrogate’s expenses and loss of wages
Legal Fees $4,000
Life Insurance $500 / average
DNA Testing $1,000 – $2,000
TOTAL $30,000 – $60,000

Other Considerations

Surrogate Mothers and Egg Donors can only be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses that are as a result of the surrogacy journey.

Some expenses included are:

  • A percentage of groceries
  • Childcare
  • Travel Expenses
  • Housekeeping
  • Life insurance policy
  • Phone / internet
  • Vitamins / supplements
  • Chiropractic / acupuncture care
  • Massage therapy
  • Counselling
  • Medications