Third Party Reproduction

Being a Surrogate

My Belly;
Your Baby

Hundreds of women dedicate themselves to the goal of fulfilling dream of having a family of couples who cannot have a baby on their own. The wonderful process of surrogacy and the surrogates who choose to take part in it are directly responsible for countless happy ending. Surrogates do get duly compensated for this emotionally and physically demanding process. However, surrogates being mothers themselves can understand the basic instinct of motherhood for a woman and find the emotional rewards to be much greater and deeper than they had imagined.

There are physical, emotional and legal issues involved in the process of surrogacy and we hope CheQKmate can help you get the information and make an informed decision for becoming a surrogate.

Our Approach to Surrogate Screening

If you would like to explore the opportunity of becoming a surrogate, find the minimum criteria CheQKmate considers important for becoming a surrogate

  • Should be between 25 to 35 years of age
  • Can be a known or an unknown person
  • Can be a relative and should preferably belong to the same generation
  • Should have at least one baby of her own
  • Should have had uncomplicated pregnancies and deliveries
  • BMI between 19 – 35
  • Should give an honest medical history
  • Must be HIV negative just before embryo transfer
  • Be willing to refrain from alcohol throughout pregnancy
  • Have the support of spouse (when applicable)
  • Provide a written certificate regarding use of drugs / blood transfusion / extra marital relationship
  • Should not act as a surrogate more than thrice in her lifetime

If you meet the above criteria, we would like you to fill up an application form and answer the provided questionnaire. Once you've completed the application form and have satisfactorily answered the questionnaire, you'll be added to our surrogate databank.

Your Surrogacy Journey

You'll be provided with the profile of the intended parents for you to be able to make a choice. Once you've been assigned to be a surrogate for the specific intended parents, your medical cycle will begin. The treatment plan will comprise of

  • Synchronisation of your and the intended parent's menstrual cycle by use of oral contraceptives
  • Following your period, you'll be started on medicines for the growth of your uterine lining
  • Two to three days following the egg retrieval of the genetic mother/egg donor, embryos will be transferred into your uterus
  • Luteal phase support will be given
  • Pregnancy test after twelve days of embryo transfer
  • Once the pregnancy test turns out to be positive, you'll be scheduled for the required check-ups including ultrasound / blood tests
  • Ensure safe and smooth delivery
Helping you through your Surrogacy Journey

CheQKmate firmly believes in assisting surrogates through this entire noble process of surrogacy. Every match is a mutual decision and a true partnership. You'll be assigned a coordinator as soon as the matching process has been completed to make sure you are well-matched and fully supported throughout the process. At the point you're selected as a surrogate by the intended parents, CheQKmate ensures you've a memorable experience of having helped a couple fulfil their dream of parenthood. We'll provide you with

  • Medical screening of yourself, your partner and prospective parents
  • Psychological counselling
  • Guidance to a legal counsel
  • Good medical and nutritional care throughout pregnancy, tailored to you and your family needs
  • Ongoing involvement of intended parents
  • Safe and smooth delivery of the baby