The Healthcare Professional’s Role in Surrogacy:
Supporting Intended Parents to Parenthood

Jean Salera-Vieira, DNP, PNS, APRN-CNS, RNC
Women’s Health Clinical Nurse Specialist

The purpose of this activity is to increase the knowledge of nurses and other key care providers to be better prepared to care for families experiencing surrogacy and supporting intended parents.


  • Define intended parents
  • Describe the benefits of postnatal support for all parents
  • Summarize the gaps in postnatal support for intended parents
  • Describe changes in practice to provide improved postnatal supports for intended parents

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