Egg Donation & Surrogacy

Facts, insights and opinions about egg donors, surrogates, and intended parents.

Foreign Couples in Limbo After India Restricts Surrogacy Services (Wall Street Journal, Nov 17)


Authors Joanna Sugden and Aditi Malhotra quote the British medical journal The Lancet when they state that having a baby in the US with a surrogate costs about $250,000. In fact it is more like $125-150,000. This inflated number was used to compare to the $25,000 they quote for surrogacy in India.

The US is the safest place to conduct a surrogacy, not only because of the excellent medical facilities and technology, but also because of the relatively stable regulation.