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Doctor insights on: Why Some People Thinks Its Unethical To Practice Surrogacy

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What is surrogacy?

What is surrogacy?

Preg carried other: Surrogacy is when one woman who is not the biological mother carries a pregnancy for another woman. This is needed when a woman is born without a uterus, has a hysterectomy for cancer or an abnormal shaped uterus. Most women do not need a surrogate because the uterus can be used even after menopause. ...Read more

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How does surrogacy work?

How does surrogacy work?

Varies: Either the woman is a gestational carrier where she carries an embryo produced from in vitro fertilization, or she is inseminated with sperm from the husband of the couple for which she is a surrogate. ...Read more

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But what does surrogacy involve?

But what does surrogacy involve?

Someone carries baby: A selected female will carry your embryo and deliver the baby on your behalf. Its a good tool for someone who had hysterectomy or issues with uterus and can't carry baby but can produce eggs ...Read more

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Is surrogacy legal and ethical everywhere?

I think so: Using a surrogate is fine anywhere in the U.S., i think. You should definitely use a lawyer and have a legal binding contract before you use a surrogate. ...Read more

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What are your views on the ethics of surrogacy?

Its a very good tool: It's a great tool but should be used for the right reasons . Not to abuse it for convenience. ...Read more

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Surrogacy medical fees and legal fees are how much?

Surrogacy medical fees and legal fees are how much?

Broad range: Surrogacy is expensive and ranges from $40k - $100k or more. Price shopping is worthwhile but hard to pinpoint because surrogates all have custom made contracts with intended parents. I believe the key to success is the legal contract, so make sure of attny who helps. Get everything spelled out and make sure it is complete. Laws vary between states - use state where baby will be born. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of surrogacy and the importance of it?

What is the purpose of surrogacy and the importance of it?

Very important: Surrogacy is used by a patient who is not able to carry a pregnancy herself for various reasons such as medical conditions that don't allow carry pregnancy, not having a uterus, abnormality with uterus and etc. Thus it is extremely important as it helps women to still have their biological children by having someone else carry the pregnancy for them. ...Read more

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What is difference between surrogacy and being a brood mare?

What is difference between surrogacy and being a brood mare?

Loads: Surrogacy is a choice that is well thought out and coordinated. It involves trust, commitment, and usually compensation that is mutually agreed upon. There is no comparison & it's a bit insulting to compare the two. A brood mare is an animal whose sole purpose is for breeding-it has no choice. ...Read more

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How does Sex Surrogacy work in the U.S. and more specifically NYC?

How does Sex Surrogacy work in the U.S. and more specifically NYC?

Therapist: The first step is to schedule a visit with a professional counselor or psychologist who specializes in sexual dysfunction. A diagnosis and treatment plan will then be created. A sexual therapist will then determine the proper course of action. Sexual surrogacy may be part of the solution but that will need to be determined by your therapist. ...Read more

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What main points should I address with attorney and discuss with my family about surrogacy?

What main points should I address with attorney and discuss with my family about surrogacy?

Surrogacy : Make sure you have a legal binding contract with the surrogate that defines who has legal rights to the child after birth, how soon the transfer of custody takes place, what access or visitation right the surrogate has after birth (if any), and what access you have to the surrogate's past and present medical history. ...Read more