Frequently Asked Questions
Can we use a known egg donor?
Only anonymous donation is allowed in Colombia.
What testing is conducted on surrogate mothers?
Similar to egg donors, they undergo psychological screening, infectious disease screening, and an additional uterine cavity evaluation before embryo transfer.
Do we communicate with our surrogate throughout the process?
We fully encourage this and will facilitate 3-way skype conferences in each trimester with a member of our team so you can build a close bond.
What testing is conducted on egg donors?
Donors undergo psychological screening as well as genetic carrier screening for various inheritable diseases such as cystic fibrosis, fragile x, and spinal muscular atrophy. In addition, they undergo, infectious disease screening prior to donation for HIV, hepatitis, gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia.
How can we be sure that our surrogate is taking proper care of herself and the baby?
In addition to frequent medical visits and with a psychologist during the process, a social worker will also visit your surrogate’s dwelling throughout the process.