Pursuing of becoming a surrogate mother sometimes can be overwhelming, however many women will accept these challenges and believe the pros far outweigh the cons of being a surrogate mother. Your Support network ● Do you have a strong support system (family and friends, other surrogates, etc.)? ● If you are married, does your husband support your wish to become a surrogate mother? ● If you are not married, do you have a person who will support you during the surrogacy journey? ● Do your children, if they are old enough to understand surrogacy, support your idea to become a surrogate mother? ● How will you feel if your decision to be a surrogate mother is criticized by other people? ● Do you live in a surrogate-friendly country/state/province? Your feelings ● Are you confident that you are able to give away a child that you will bear for 9 months? ● If you are pursuing traditional surrogacy, you will be genetically linked with the baby. Do you think you would be able to give up the baby? ● How to become a surrogate mother ? Would there be any problems within your marriage or relationship caused by the surrogacy process? ● Would your family and friends agree with your decision to become a surrogate mother? Your Medical Concerns ● If you were to become a surrogate mother, will you be ready for the medically invasive techniques, injections and repeated blood work? ● If you were to become a surrogate mother would you be willing to carry twins? And triplets? ● How would you feel if bed rest is recommended by your doctor?