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Understanding IVF Costs

Same Love Surrogacy is committed to making your journey to having a child via surrogacy as worry-free and enjoyable as possible. Transparency is key to that commitment. While the total cost of surrogacy varies from case to case, your personal guide will make sure you understand any potential costs that may arise and help you plan for your family’s future. Following is a list of typical expenses related to surrogacy and/or egg donation. Please note that we offer sliding scale rates for intended parents who have selected a surrogate or donor outside of the Same Love Surrogacy network.   

FULLY ESTIMATED EXPENSE: $179,000 (Singleton) – $247,000 (Twins)

(* All costs are estimates only and will vary from case-to-case)

Breakdown below

Agency Fee for IPs:  $40,000 for Surrogate, $10,000 for Egg Donor

Includes finding and matching to a suitable fully pre-screened surrogate in a surrogacy friendly US state

Includes finding, screening, and matching to a suitable egg donor

Continual guidance, information, and service throughout the entire journey to parenthood

Use of all SLS’s professional resources – fertility doctors, lawyers, licensed psychologist, escrow/trust companies, and insurance brokers

Legal Fees:  $13,000 – $19,000

Intended Parent(s) surrogate and egg donor contract, parental rights and court fees

Surrogate and egg donor’s attorney fees

Escrow/Trust account fee (held by an attorney)

Egg Donor Compensation & Expenses: $11,000 – $13,000 

Egg Donor Compensation: $8,000 for first time - $10,000+ for experienced

Cycle Expenses: Psychological evaluation, Genetic Counseling, AMH Test, Donor Insurance

Egg Donor Local Travel Expenses: Up to $1,000 for travel related expenses

Egg Donor Out of Area Travel Expenses & Outside Monitoring Clinic Expenses - TBD

Surrogate Compensation & Expenses: $63,000 (Singleton) – $98,000 (Twins) 

Surrogate Base Compensation: $60,000 for California surrogates, $55,000 for all other states

$5,000 additional for a proven surrogate

Surrogate Expenses: $8,000 for monthly expense allowance, cycle/embryo transfer fees, local travel expenses, child/home care and additional variable expenses if needed (bed rest, pumping breast milk, etc.)

Additional Expenses (if needed): Multiple Birth $20,000, C-Section $5,000, net lost wages - $0 - $7,000

IVF Clinic Medical Expenses: $36,000 – $50,000

IVF Clinic package/fees (PGT testing on embryos if desired)

Egg Donor, Surrogate, and Intended Parent's Medical Screening Exams

Medications for surrogate and egg donor

Health Insurance & Delivery Expenses (Newborn Insurance Not Included): $6,000 – $17,000

Health Insurance for surrogate during the journey

Life Insurance for Surrogate & IP for 18 months

Medical co-pays/hospital/obgyn/lab expenses for surrogate


Creating a family via surrogacy and/or egg donation is expensive, primarily because of the many steps and many individuals and providers who will be involved in the process. We may be able to help you meet this financial challenge with a range of financing options available to qualified intended parents.

Contact us today to find out if we can assist you with a financing plan custom-designed for your unique situation.

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