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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.

Koen De Geest, MD
(319) 356-2015
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Gent, Belgium
Graduation Year: 1977

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Sunny Ouseph Arikat
(319) 356-2296
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Dr.Jane Engledinger
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Uihc
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Lori Jean Day, MD
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 2003

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Joann Marie Smith, MD
(319) 356-2239
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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Michelle D Hocking Brown, MD
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 2001

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Michael J Goodheart
(319) 356-2015
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology / Oncology

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Gregory Steven Skopec, MD
(515) 239-4453
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1990

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Vikas Mahavni, MD
(319) 356-2015
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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