As of March 2024, we are officially starting our 34th year in operation! 

We’ve helped bring over 950 happy, healthy babies into the world—and we are proud to be considered one of the best surrogacy agencies in California

We’re passionate about making each client’s experience as comfortable, rewarding, and joyful as possible—and we believe this is why over half of our surrogates choose to do another journey with us. (In fact, we’ve had surrogates do three and even four journeys with us!)

So, what sets us apart from other agencies? Read on to find out why we’re considered one of the best surrogacy agencies in California and how we support our surrogates through their journey. 

We care about our clients and love what we do 

After being a surrogate mother herself, Cristie Montgomery was motivated to do more to help others have a child of their own. She started SPS in 1990, and since then we’ve helped hundreds of people realize their dreams. We’re now considered one of the oldest and most established full-service surrogacy agencies in California

Our entire team is committed to the highest standards and to making our clients’ experience as positive as possible. All our case managers have been a surrogate with SPS at least once! 

We have an intimate understanding of this very unique experience—and this helps us provide the type of support and care our surrogates need and deserve. 

As a surrogate with SPS, you can rest assured you’ll feel valued, heard, and taken care of at all times. 

We take our matches seriously  

When matching surrogates and intended parents (IPs), some surrogacy agencies give intended parents a database of prospective surrogates to scroll through. But for us, surrogates are far more than a name on a screen.

As a surrogate, you’re looking after a baby for nine months, connecting you to the IP(s) in an incredibly intimate and powerful way. Our goal is to create a bond and trust between surrogates and IPs to make the experience of both parties as fulfilling as possible. 

We believe that the matching process should be approached with personal care and extensive experience. Our founder and president, Cristie Montgomery, personally guides the matching process, which is one of the main reasons we have had such a long history of success. 

We’re with you every step of the way

The health, comfort, and happiness of our clients is paramount to us. From the moment you start your journey with SPS, we’ll be by your side through every step of the process.   

You’ll be assigned a case manager who is available to you 24/7. She will educate you on the entire process, attend all fertility appointments and pregnancy milestone appointments with you, and be there through your labor and delivery. 

Our surrogates also attend monthly support meetings with other surrogates in the program, which are led by a licensed mental health professional who specializes in third party pregnancy. These meetings not only help you navigate the emotional ups and downs of the process, but also give you a sense of community during your journey.

We offer competitive benefits packages

SPS offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in California. Our packages start at $65,000, and additional compensation and add-ons are possible. 

Surrogates will also receive $13,000 in guaranteed extras, which includes:

  • A signing bonus
  • Our exclusive pamper package to treat yourself to something special throughout the pregnancy
  • A custom health and wellness program with a physical therapist
  • A maternity clothing allowance
  • A house cleaning allowance once you are pregnant
  • And more 

We hope this article shed some light on why SPS is such a standout choice in the world of surrogacy! 

Learn More About Becoming a Surrogate with Surrogate Parenting Services 

Surrogate Parenting Services is proud to celebrate over 30 years of helping to bring dreams to life! Founded in 1990, Surrogate Parenting Services (SPS) is a full-service surrogacy agency that offers both parties an exceptionally supportive environment throughout the surrogacy relationship. We’re passionate about creating ideal matches between surrogates and intended parents, so the journey is fulfilling for both sides and the future child is brought into this world in the best possible circumstances.   

Do you want to become a surrogate? Learn more about our Surrogacy Program online or by calling (949) 363-9525.