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I have always wanted to be a surrogate. I'm kind of addicted to pregnancy. But why anvil not allowed because of government assistance?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 12:09 AM on May. 27, 2012 in Parenting Debate
Can I be on public assistance, such as welfare, and become a Surrogate?
No, you must be able to support yourself without public assistance before you are qualified to be a Surrogate. Surrogacy can not be your primarily source of income.
Answer by Simplicity3 at 12:27 AM on May. 27, 2012
Answer by PMSMom10 at 12:27 AM on May. 27, 2012
Can I be a Surrogate Mother if I am on Welfare, Cash Aid or Public Assistance?
Unfortunately, receiving benefits from the State makes you ineligible to be a Surrogate Mother at this time. By law, you must report any monies that you receive and and that may jeopardize your family’s benefits. Remember that you are receiving those benefits to take care of your family. There is no guarantee that you will become pregnant timely, or at all. And the money you receive as a Surrogate Mother is not that significant and is only for a year. Once you are off of assistance for 6 months, you can apply to our Program.
Answer by Simplicity3 at 12:29 AM on May. 27, 2012
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Answer by meooma at 11:13 AM on May. 27, 2012
anon: Well, you've gotten some good answers here. So while you think your reason is a "bit selfish", I have to commend you for the wonderfully selfless act that it is! :p To do that for another couple is such an incredible gift. GL!!
Answer by mrsmom110 at 8:40 AM on May. 28, 2012
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Answer by rockabell.2009 at 9:14 AM on Sep. 27, 2012