Surrogacy

 

Surrogacy For Whom

Conventional medical, surgical and assisted reproductive procedures (eg. IVF) will help infertile couples to achieve pregnancy. There are, however few cases where the conventional options cannot be used. In order to achieve pregnancy, some couples solicit the assistance of a third party to provide sperm, egg or alternatively to carry a child for them. (surrogate parenting)

  • Women without uterus – born without uterus
  • Surgical removal of uterus (hysterectomy)
  • Women with some uterine disease (adenomysis, multiple fibroids, endometrial damage)
  • Women with chronic ill health (uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension, heart diseases, seizure disorders,physical disability etc)

For above women – a “third party reproduction is the only option”. There are two categories of surrogate parenting.

Classical Surrogacy :

In this form of surrogacy, the surrogate is inseminated with the male partner’s sperm.

IVF or Gestational Surrogacy :

Genetic material belongs to the aspirings parents. The third party (surrogate) carries the baby nine months and after delivery handovers the baby to the owners.

Using a family member as a surrogate :

It is better when a family member offers to server as a surrogate as it is comforting to have personal knowledge of your surrogate’s medical history and background.

Classical Surrogacy :

In this form of surrogacy, the surrogate is inseminated with the male partner’s sperm.

IVF or Gestational Surrogacy :

Genetic material belongs to the aspirings parents. The third party (surrogate) carries the baby nine months and after delivery handovers the baby to the owners.