It varies on a case by case basis, but it is true that the total costs of surrogacy will be reduced, as intended parents do not have to pay for an agency's matching services. Additionally, they won't have to pay for the surrogate compensation, as normally family members do it altruistically.
How much does surrogacy cost using a family member?
By Natalia Álvarez (project manager).
Last Update: 12/04/2017
Graduated in Business Administration from the University of Alicante. She has more than 9 years of experience in the field of assisted reproduction and was the creator and director of the first assisted reproduction fair in Spain. She is the director of Wearesurrogacy and is an expert in the sector of surrogacy because during all these years has had the opportunity to know hundreds of real cases of couples who have carried out treatments for surrogacy and the best professionals, international clinics.