Surrogacy: Understanding the Risks and the BenefitsAccording to the National Center for Health Statistics, 6.9 million women received some type of infertility treatment between the years 2011 and 2013. That number is expected to be higher in more recent years, so it's not surprising that there is also a high demand for surrogacy services. However, since there is no federal oversight for surrogacy, there is no regulation. When high demand for a service is mixed with a lack of laws governing the process, dishonest businesses or individuals try to cash in.Surrogacy has a high success rate; however, those who are considering this option should evaluate surrogacy risks and benefits before leaping into the process. Professional agencies like the Center for Surrogate Parenting have 36 years of experience, and can be easily recognized as a legitimate provider of surrogacy services.Here are some additional areas to research and consider when choosing surrogacy as an option.
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