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Surrogacy Programs Columbia SC

Deciding to have a surrogate mother carry your baby is sometimes the only option for having a biological child. The decision and process are seldom easy and involve a lot of doubts and questions. Here are some questions you might want to ask a potential gestational surrogate.

Alexander R Smythe II, MD
(803) 251-8438
1301 Taylor St Ste 6J
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1972

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Irving Russell Smith Jr, MD
(803) 735-1006
1701 Saint Julian Pl
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1976

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Mary B Edelson
(803) 254-2706
1333 Taylor St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Mahmoud Ibrahim Mostafa, MD
(803) 252-0470
1333 Taylor St Ste 4D
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ain Shams Univ, Fac Of Med, Abbasia, Cairo, Egypt (330-04 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1964

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Stanmore Edward Reed, MD
(803) 254-9461
1333 Taylor St
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1964

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Ronald Dew, MD
(803) 254-5575
1333 Taylor St Ste 6C
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1953

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Mojmir J Sonek
(803) 254-7004
1333 Taylor St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert Paul Grumbach, MD
(803) 254-1300
1333 Taylor St Ste 2D
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1996

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Stanmore E Reed
(803) 733-9598
1333 Taylor St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Carolyn Kressler
(803) 254-9461
1301 Taylor Street #6j
Columbia, SC
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Palmetto Baptist Med Ctr -Col, Columbia, Sc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.4, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Questions to Ask a Surrogate Mother

Surrogacy - Questions to Ask a Surrogate Mother

Deciding to have a surrogate mother carry your baby is sometimes the only option for having a biological child. The decision and process are seldom easy and involve a lot of doubts and questions.

Here are some questions you might want to ask a potential gestational surrogate (questions for a traditional surrogate would include more details on genetics):

Pregnancies & Medical History

How many pregnancies has she had?

Has she had any miscarriages?

What is her medical history, particularly in terms of previous pregnancies or illnesses that could affect pregnancy (e.g., diabetes)?

Does she take any medications? If so, which?

Being a Surrogate

Is this her first surrogacy?

Why did she decide to become a surrogate?

What do her family members & close friends feel about her decision – are they supportive?

What is her fee and what other expenses does she expect you to pay, ie: travel, childcare, household help, maternity clothes, life insurance (how much), lost work days, etc. What fees (if any) are covered by her medical insurance?

Lifestyle

Does she (and has she ever) use drugs?

Is she a drinker? Will she drink alcohol during the pregnancy?

Does she smoke? Will she avoid second-hand smoke?

Pregnancy & Delive...

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