Surrogacy is an established way of building a family for mum-dad families (whether cisgender or trans) who need help with carrying a pregnancy. We can help you understand your options through our Options Review service, and we can guide and support you through a surrogacy journey in the UK, USA or Canada.
Many intended parents have already had a difficult journey behind them and we know that you may feel daunted by what lies ahead. Our support and experience can alleviate that worry. Surrogacy is available to you through various different UK routes and international destinations and we can help you work out which one is best for you. You will need to consider:
Which is the right surrogacy path is a very personal choice for every couple, and we can help you decide and work through a plan step by step.
If you are at any early stage of your planning and need some personalised advice, then we suggest booking an Options Review meeting with us. We will spend a couple of hours with you and afterwards write with a personal letter confirming our advice on your options for both UK and international surrogacy (covering not just our own services, but other organisations and destinations as well). We can meet with you face to face at our offices in London or the New Forest, or arrange a Skype or telephone meeting.
Options Review meetings are available at £500 plus VAT.
We offer support and management services for surrogacy journeys in the UK, USA and Canada. Other options may be available to you (for example in Ukraine, Georgia and Greece) which we can advise on as part of an Options Review, but do not directly project-manage for you.
Our UK Matching and Management service is run by our professional team of surrogacy case managers. We work hard to match intended parentes with a surrogate who is aligned with you and has been screened and fully prepared for the process ahead. We aim to guide you from the outset through every step, so that you have the key decision-making information upfront and are supported comprehensively through each stage from matching, getting to know your surrogate, putting an agreement in place, fertility treatment, pregnancy, birth and bringing your baby home. Find out more about our matching and management process
Unfortunately we are not currently accepting applications from new intended parents for our UK Matching and Management service. This is due to the huge demand and our concern to manage expectations and wait times. However, we hope to be able to do so shortly and review our position regularly so do keep an eye on our website.
If you have already found a surrogate, we also offer a UK Surrogacy Support service to guide you through your journey. We can if you wish screen and prepare your surrogate as we would with a Brilliant Beginnings surrogate. Alternatively if you are workign with a friend or family member you already know well, we offer a Friends and Family service which through mediation and legal advice helps you discuss all the issues you need to consider and put a written agreement in place.
Surrogacy in the US and Canada are popular choices for intended parents given the legal certainty and the surrogacy matching services available internationally. There are a variety of options available to you and all have their advantages and disadvantages, so choosing the right path and the right professionals to work with is critical. You will need to follow the legal requirements in the country where your child will be born, and take into account how you bring your child home and become legally recognised as a family in the UK.
We can help you navigate all the legal and practical steps you need to take as international intended parents conceiving through surrogacy in the USA or Canada, working with proven professionals and walking you through the international surrogacy process step by step from the planning stages to birth and beyond. Find out more about: