If you want to be a UK surrogate, Brilliant Beginnings can help you to find the right intended parents to help, and we can support you through every step of your journey. We can also support you if you are acting as a surrogate for a family member or friend.
Becoming a surrogate is a big undertaking, so ensuring you are matched with the right intended parents is key, as well as having someone to facilitate your surrogacy and support you. In the UK there is a shortage of surrogates, which we hope will change as more incredible women are supported to become surrogates.
It takes someone with a generous spirit, compassion and dedication to be a surrogate, someone prepared to help other people become parents and change their lives forever. It can make all the difference in the world to intended parents just to know that there are wonderful women willing to try to help them.
Brilliant Beginnings surrogates are carefully and thoughtfully matched with intended parents who can’t have children on their own. We care about our surrogates' wellbeing, and the wellbeing of our intended parents, which is why we manage the process from start to end, working with both parties.
Being a surrogate is a big commitment. To become a Brilliant Beginnings surrogate you must:
There is a lot to think about and a lot of emotions involved in any surrogacy journey. You will need the support of your partner and family and you will need to be sensitive to the understanding of any young children. We will help you to decide whether surrogacy is right for you, giving you clear information about the process and implications before you decide to go ahead.
There are two types of surrogacy:
We can help you to understand the implications of becoming a surrogate, and the options available, so that you can reach a decision about whether surrogacy is for you. At Brilliant Beginnings, we only match gestational/host surrogates but will happily signpost traditional surrogates to alternative organisations.
We have a fantastic group of surrogates and we are proud to work with all of them. Who better to tell you a little about what it’s like to be a surrogate than one of our own:
There is a lot to consider before becoming a surrogate. To help you understand a bit more about being a UK surrogate, take a look at the following pages: