Yes, Iowa is considered a surrogacy-friendly state, supported by explicit statutory laws that govern surrogacy. Iowa Code 710.11 and 641-99.15 provide a clear legal framework for surrogacy agreements, making it one of the states with explicit legislation supporting gestational surrogacy. These statutes ensure that surrogacy agreements are legally recognized and enforceable. However, only partial pre-birth orders are granted, and under limited circumstances.