Surrogate Mothers, Inc.
Monrovia Indiana 46157
The world’s most reputable surrogacy program that has never had a case of failed surrogacy, and has never discriminated against clients based on race, marital status or sexual orientation. Since 1984, ensuring your privacy and enhancing your family!
There are actually five options available for couples looking to select a surrogate, and for women considering being in our program. They are as follows:
Artificial insemination (AI): The surrogate is artificially inseminated with the sperm from the husband of the couple. The child is genetically related to the surrogate. The wife of the couple adopts the child via a stepparent adoption.
In vitro fertilization/Embryo transfer (IVF/ET): An egg (or eggs) is retrieved from the wife of the couple, combined with her husband’s sperm, and the resulting embryo(s) is implanted in the surrogate. The child is not genetically related to the surrogate, and the couple’s names go on the original birth certificate.
IVF/ED: In vitro fertilization with an egg donor. A donor’s eggs are combined with the sperm from our client, and the resulting embryos are transferred to a surrogate. The child is not genetically related to the surrogate, and only the male’s name goes on the birth certificate. If married, the wife of the couple then adopts the child, as with the AI procedure.
Artificial Insemination by Donor (AID): The surrogate is artificially inseminated with donor sperm, because both the husband and the wife of the couple are infertile. The child is genetically related to the surrogate, and both the husband and wife must adopt it.
Egg Donor (ED): The "surrogate" donates an egg (or eggs) which is fertilized with the husband’s sperm, and the embryo is then transferred to his wife. The child is genetically related to the surrogate, but because the wife delivers the child, she does not need to adopt it. This is sort of a reverse surrogacy.
For more detailed answers to your questions,
to speak to Steven Litz, an attorney and the director of SMI,
contact us at: Toll free: 1-888-SURROGATE or (317) 996-2000