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Surrogacy Programs Des Moines IA

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.

Christopher Andre White, MD
(515) 643-4610
250 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy/Mayo Family Medical Ctr

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Fredric Eliot Sager, DO
(515) 243-4241
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Fifth Avenue Ob-Gyn

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Francesca Turner
(515) 282-4935
330 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Theresa Marie Wahlig
(515) 643-8409
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Paul George La Point, MD
(314) 576-1001
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Health Center, Saint Louis, Mo; Missouri Baptist Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; St Johns Mercy Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; St Lukes Hospital, Chesterfield, Mo
Group Practice: James L Ottolini Inc

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Susan Carol Haskell, DO
PO Box 4557
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1980

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Jeffrey Jay Fagerland, DO
(515) 288-3287
330 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1988

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Danny Ellsbury
(515) 247-3287
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Dr.Stephen Feltz
(515) 288-3287
330 Laurel St # 1100
Des Moines, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 9, reviews.

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Linda Diane Railsback, MD
(515) 255-7818
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Broadlawns Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia

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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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