Get Started

We are very excited you have decided to take a closer look into becoming a Gestational Surrogate. Before filling out the Getting Started form, please read the pre-qualifications below. If you do not meet these requirements, but still have questions about the process or Vermont Surrogacy Network, please email us at

Initial qualification requirements:

  • Have at least one child you have given birth to that you are currently raising
  • Must have had healthy pregnancies
  • Live in a healthy stable and supportive environment
  • Be between the ages of 23-42
  • BMI under 35
  • If you have a spouse or partner, they must support your decision to be a surrogate
  • Have a reliable mode of transportation for appointments
  • Not be on public assistance
  • Must NOT have had more than 3 c-sections, or complicated c-sections,
  • Have a minimum of a high school education
  • Must NOT smoke or use illegal drugs
  • Must be willing to tailor caffeine consumption during the pregnancy
  • Must be willing to NOT consume alcohol during the IVF cycle and pregnancy
  • Must be willing to undergo a psychological evaluation, a full-physical and be tested for STDs
  • Must NOT have been convicted of a major crime or felony
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • NO history of diabetes, epilepsy, pre-eclampsia, hypertension, polycystic ovarian syndrome, history of postpartum depression