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Is it legal to receive money for being a surrogate mother?

By Babygest Staff .
Last Update: 10/27/2016

There are countries such as Russia, Ukraine or the United States that allow commercial surrogacy, i.e. the pregnant woman receives financial compensation that goes beyond the costs of pregnancy. In other places such as Canada, only altruistic subrogation is allowed and therefore, the woman who gestate only receives the reimbursement of pregnancy expenses up to a maximum established by law (currently the Canadian maximum is approximately 22,000C$).

Read the full article on: Motivation for becoming a surrogate mother ( 54).