Question: What is the name of your agency?
Answer: The name of our agency is surrogate motherhood advisory services
Question: Are you affiliated or work with a fertility clinic?
Answer: We are independent,so we do not work in partnership with a fertility clinic.
Question:Where are you located?
Answer:We are based in Lagos and our services span across the whole Nigeria.
Question:How long have you been in operation?
Answer:We have experience of assisting intended parents to source for surrogate mothers to start a family for 7 years and counting.
Question: Is surrogacy legal in Nigeria?
Answer: Currently there is no Legislation in Nigeria supporting or against the use of surrogacy and artificial reproductive technology in starting a family. This surrogacy arrangement in Nigeria is often supported by a legal agreement.It is widely practised in Nigeria
Question:Are single parents eligible in using your surrogacy services?
Answer:Yes single parents widows or widowers are eligible in using our services
Question:How much does it cost to get a surrogate mother from an agency
Answer: Cost of getting a surrogate mother in Nigeria varies,it depends on how much the surrogate is willing take as we cannot determine the price, however most surrogates usually charge a fee of 1.5 million(one million five hundred thousand only)upwards
Question:I will like to be anonymous when dealing with my surrogate,is this possible?
Answer:Our agency will mediate between you and your surrogate mother
Question:Do i get delivery of my child after the surrogate has given birth?
Answer:Full custody of the child will be handed over to the commissioning parents immediately after birth
Question:Can my surrogate reside at a place of my choice during her gestation period?
Answer:Yes, the surrogate mother can live at any place the intended parents chooses as long as the comfort and the security of the surrogate mother is guaranteed
Question:I would like the surrogate mother to travel overseas for the purpose of IVF or delivery of her baby?
Answer:This is possible,as long as the client bears all responsibilities and expenses for travel.Please check the laws guiding surrogacy in country if it is legal.
Question:What is the success rate for IVF?
Answer:This question will be best answered by your physician at your facility clinic
Question:To begin my surrogacy program with your agency,must i use the clinic you recommend?
Answer:Our clients are free to use any IVF clinic of their choice
Question: Is more than one embryo transferred during the process of IVF
Answer:Usually,more than one embryo is transferred.However you should consult with your physician for more information
Question:Can i use more than one surrogate to increase my chances of success rate?
Answer:Yes,you can use more than one surrogate mother to increase your chances
Question:Am i allowed to contact the fertility clinic and receive update on the progress made by my surrogate mother?
Answer:Yes you are free to contact the fertility clinic and receive updates from them
Question: Can my surrogate mom give birth in any city of my choice?
Answer: Yes, your surrogate mom can give birth in any city of your choice any where in the world as long as you have fulfilled your financial obligations towards raveling arrangements and other expenses.
Question:How am i sure that the surrogate mother your agency will provide for me will not breach her contract or run away with my baby?
Answer:This is the reason, we conduct proper background checks on all our surrogate mother’s to avoid such occurrences
Question:If my surrogate mom gives birth to more than one baby, will i be obliged to pay an additional sum of money as compensation?
Answer:Yes, an additional sum will be paid which will be negotiated before contract signing
Question: How soon will i get the birth certificate of the baby after my surrogate mother have delivered ? And also will my name be on the birth certificate of the baby ?
Answer: Birth certificate is usually issued within a week.Your name will be on the birth certificate of the baby.
Question: Do you help adopt babies as i believe going through IVF will be cumbersome for me?
Answer: We do not engage in adoption of babies.There are authorities in charge of that in Nigeria.Please kindly do not contact us with such request.
Question: Is sex selection possible during he course of the IVF treatment?
Answer: We are aware that some clinics do sex selection.Kindly inquire from them first before engaging their services.
Question: I have frozen embryo stored in a cryo lab outside Nigeria.Can i request it to be sent down to a fertility clinic in Nigeria for he purpose of IVF?
Answer: Yes,you can send your frozen embryo to a fertility clinic here in Nigeria for the purpose of IVF
Question: Can i request a DNA test to be conducted on the baby after birth to ascertain he paternity?
Answer: Yes,you can request a DNA test to be done by your clinic to ascertain paternity
Question: How safe is my personal information while dealing with your agency?
Answer: We hold our client information in high confidentiality and will not share such information with third parity