Yes, in fact, that's how it usually works. What this question is referring to is known as commercial surrogacy, gainful surrogacy, or compensated surrogacy. All three terms mean that the surrogate gets a financial compensation for carrying someone else's child. So, the answer is yes, a woman can carry and give birth to a baby for someone else and be paid a sum that should be established by contract beforehand.
Can a woman have a baby for someone else and get paid back?
By Andrea Rodrigo (embryologist).
Last Update: 09/03/2018
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.