Navigation Links
New Program Offsets Risks of 'Do-It-Yourself' Gestational Surrogacy
Date:5/26/2009

CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR) today announced a new program geared to help intended parents avoid some of the pitfalls of "do-it-yourself" gestational surrogacy.

Through its Surrogate Management Services, the Chicago egg donation and surrogate recruitment agency will provide the due diligence that is key to a successful surrogacy relationship, and that intended parents are not likely to be equipped to handle on their own.

"We're seeing more intended parents finding their own gestational surrogates as they seek a solution to building families when financing is tight or unavailable in the current economy," said Robin von Halle, president of ARR.

"But the surrogacy relationship can be a tough one in any circumstance - and there are too many tragic stories of those who have gone it alone. Our aim is to help them offset this risk."

ARR's program manages all the necessary details to a successful outcome. These include meeting with both parties to explain the process and issues and concerns, like selective reduction. It will gather and review (by a healthcare professional) the prospective surrogate's obstetric record for physical qualifications, and oversee a psychological evaluation for emotional readiness. ARR will also conduct a background check of the candidate.

Additionally, the agency will manage the setup of an escrow account for the surrogate's payments through an independent, insured escrow agent. To ensure the arrangement is legally secure, ARR will refer clients to and liaise with an attorney who specializes in adoption and reproduction technology law.

"Intended parents' desire to take control of this process is understandable," said von Halle. "But they are not likely to have the knowledge or the contacts to manage a successful process once a likely surrogate has been found. We can help them navigate this route successfully."

ARR's Surrogate Management Services are available for a one-time fee that's less than half of what agencies typically charge for the entire process. For information, visit http://www.arr1.com/s_manage.html, contact ARR (www.arr1.com) at info@arr1.com or call 773.327.7315.

    Media contact:
    Robyn Velasquez
    rvelasquez@hodgeschindler.com
    Sally Hodge
    shodge@hodgeschindler.com
    312.666.6662


'/>"/>
SOURCE Alternative Reproductive Resources
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Webcast Alert: Kaiser Permanente Residency Program Open House
2. School-based overweight prevention program may cut risk of eating disorders among girls
3. TriWest Creates First-of-its-Kind Partnership to Offer Military Leaders With Grief Support Program
4. Keeping Kids Healthy and Fit: The New York Kids Club Launches a Revolutionary New Fitness Program
5. Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Program to Help Uninsured Virginians with Chronic, Debilitating and Life-Threatening Illness Access Quality Healthcare
6. Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursings Future Joins With AACN to Offer New Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars Program
7. Concentra Expands Horizon Air Employee Health Program With On-Site Clinic
8. Clarity Imaging International, Inc. Rolls Out Mobile DEXA Program
9. HealthFitness CEO Supports Move Toward Cultural Shift, and Science-Based Health Management Programming
10. Judge Rules That Florida Disease Management Program Serving 8,000 HIV/AIDS Patients Should Be Re-bid, Says AIDS Healthcare Foundation
11. USA TODAY Continues Spirit of the USA Charity Program as Part of Newspapers 25th Anniversary Celebration
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... Rock, AR (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 ... ... firm with locations throughout Arkansas that offers insurance and financial preparation services, is ... benefit the Rock City Rescue organization. , Rock City Rescue is a locally ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... PurhealthRX , a leading Health and Nutrition Company, is announcing ... full spectrum CBD oil will revolutionize the rapidly growing CBD market by reducing the ... incorporated into liquid products, while reducing costs to end users. , The team of ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hills is ... vendors and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event will raise funds ... by the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, November 4 (10:00 a.m. ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Coveros, a ... has been awarded a contract by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ... accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a consistent and high value ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest growing franchisors and ... flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway 190, in January of ... Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows it to serve both ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/25/2017)... , Sept. 25, 2017  EpiVax, Inc., a ... design, and immune-engineering today announced the launch of ... development of personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines. EpiVax has ... exclusive access to enabling technologies to the new ... will lead EpiVax Oncology as Chief Executive Officer. ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... 2017   ZirMed Inc ., a recognized leader in ... it has been ranked #1 by its users for the ... 2017 User Survey. ZirMed was recognized as the top-ranked end-to-end ... medical centers over 200 beds and holds one of the ... survey history. ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... -- Consumer reviews on the independent review site Consumer Affairs ... for hearing aids, ranking it higher than Miracle Ear ™, ... ... Hearing Aids ... store that provides high performance, state-of-the-art, German-engineered hearing aids directly to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: