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Financial Information for Surrogates

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The financial information below is intended to help prospective surrogates understand the compensation and benefits associated with a surrogacy journey. Hawaii Surrogacy provides each surrogate with a detailed compensation package breakdown based on their circumstances and experience.

 

The figures below are only estimates.
(Updated for 2021)

Surrogate Compensation Package

  • Signing Bonus
  • $250 upon completion of screening

Our thanks to you for joining our program!

  • Base compensation
  • First Time Surrogates: $35,000
  • Experienced Surrogates: $40,000+

Paid in eight monthly installments of $4,375+

  • Multiples Fee
  • $5,000

For carrying more than one fetus

  • Monthly Incidentals
  • $150 per month

Starting after surrogacy contract is signed (for miscellaneous expenses over the year)

  • Embryo Transfer Compensation
  • $1,000 per transfer

For each cycle you attempt

  • Maternity Clothing Allowance
  • $500+

Paid at start of the second trimester

  • Breastmilk
  • $150 per week + supplies

Plus full reimbursement for all supplies

  • Cesarean Section
  • $3,000


In addition to base compensation

  • Invasive Procedures
  • $500


Per procedure

  • Medical Insurance
  • Monthly premiums & any copayments


100% coverage for prenatal care & delivery

  • Bedrest Coverage
  • Minimum of $400 per week


For any lost wages, housekeeping and childcare (pick the plan that meets your family's needs)

  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Valued at $250,000


Paid directly to your family

  • Travel Benefits
  • Airfare, accommodations, transportation
    Plus $50 per diem


Interisland or to/from the mainland, all trips are completely covered

Additional Benefits

In addition to the above compensation package, surrogates in our program receive the following supports:

A personal coordinator throughout your journey that attends critical appointments and the birth.
Nutritional support, including health coaching during postpartum recovery.
Financial counseling to ensure that you reach your financial goals and use your compensation wisely.
Psychological counseling during and after your journey, with additional support available as needed.
An independent attorney to review your contract with you and answer any questions you may have.

All financial compensation is detailed in your gestational carrier agreement. You will receive your monthly compensation by direct deposit from a professionally managed escrow firm.

How to Become a Surrogate

Please complete our Surrogate Inquiry Form below so we can contact you and discuss our program further.