Sometimes those who wish to have a baby will need the help of a surrogate to make their dreams of having a family come true. A surrogate mother is a woman who agrees to carry a baby for the duration of a pregnancy and once the child is born, he or she will be legally adopted by the intended parents.
What is Gestational Surrogacy?
Surrogacy is a process by which a woman agrees to become pregnant by embryo transfer for another individual or couple, commonly referred to as the intended parents. Surrogacy, particularly gestational surrogacy, is a form of IVF whereby the embryo is transferred to a woman other than the egg donor. The process of using a gestational surrogate to help build your family typically involves two-steps. Step one is the development of the embryos by IVF. Step two is the replacement of the embryos in the gestational carrier. Intended parents who choose surrogacy to create their families must carefully select a state in which they can legally make arrangements to beccontinue reading →