It is important to protect everyone involved in a surrogacy arrangement against the risk of one of the adults involved dying unexpectedly. Most intended parents pay for life insurance for their surrogate, to make sure that her family is financially protected if anything happens to her as a result of the pregnancy.
All those involved in a surrogacy arrangement should also make or update their wills in advance of the birth.
The intended parents should:
The surrogate and her partner should:
Care needs to taken over the definitions used, so it is advisable to have the will drawn up by a specialist in this area of law.