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Adoption and Surrogacy

St. Luke’s is dedicated to supporting all parties involved in an infant adoption or surrogacy arrangement with compassion and sensitivity. Our doctors, nurses, and staff are trained in the complexity of adoption and surrogacy, and are committed to respecting the unique needs of birth parents, intended and prospective parents, surrogates, and the newborns who connect them.

As one of only two adoption/surrogacy programs in the nation, we know this life-changing event is experienced differently by each person who goes through it. We are here for each of you—adjusting our care to support your needs and providing a safe environment for you to heal.

If you’re just beginning to investigate this option for your family, please contact us. We can help you find a reputable local or national agency to best meet your unique needs.

What to Expect – Birth Parents and Surrogates

As a birth parent or surrogate, you can expect:

  • Expert care during childbirth by staff trained in adoption and surrogacy
  • A specific birthing plan designed for you
  • A commitment to do all we can to best meet your individual needs 
  • Understanding, compassion, and support 
  • Grief and loss counseling referrals, if needed

What to Expect – Intended and Prospective Parents

As an intended or prospective parent, you can expect:

  • The same education we share with all our families who have a new baby
  • Support to help you gain confidence in your ability to care for your new baby
  • A specific birthing plan designed for you
  • Registration, medical records, and billing that reflect your unique needs
  • Room-in with your baby at no cost, when available
  • A commitment to do all we can to best meet your individual needs
  • Understanding, compassion, and support

Contact Us

For more information on the Family to Family Adoption and Surrogacy Support Program at St. Luke’s, please send us an email:

We’ll be happy to answer your questions or schedule a tour of our facility for anyone involved in an adoption or surrogacy.