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Surrogacy Programs Iowa City 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.

Kristi E Chang
(319) 384-6657
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gregory S Skopec
(319) 353-6632
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kristin Leigh Hermanson, MD
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 2001

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Christopher Sheldon Sipe, MD
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1999

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Zahi Elias Zeidan
(319) 356-2296
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Roger Alan Williamson, MD
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1971

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Noelle Clare Bowdler, MD
(319) 356-8353
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1982

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Michael J Acarregui
(319) 356-1161
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Edward F Bell
(319) 356-4006
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Jami L Shepard
(319) 356-1616
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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?

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