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gestational carrier

n.
A woman who is pregnant with an implanted embryo that she carries for another person or couple.
A woman who carries a fertilised embryo formed from another woman’s egg to term—completion of pregnancy—and is expected to release the infant to the genetic parents upon delivery

gestational carrier

A woman who accepts a fertilized egg from a man and woman who provide the sperm and egg. The carrier is not usually genetically related to the intended parents.
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The only kind of surrogacy allowed would be gestational surrogacy.
While Sunni scholars are divided on their take on IVF treatment issues, most wholeheartedly reject gestational surrogacy unless, possibly, the husband marries the surrogate.
Together, domestic and international couples will have more than 2,000 babies through gestational surrogacy in the United States this year, almost three times as many as a decade ago.
She is currently working on a book project about the racial and reproductive politics of gestational surrogacy.
The Trimmings/Beaumont Model rightly distinguishes the process of gestational surrogacy from adoption in area of access to birth records.
18) See Rosalie Ber, Ethical Issues in Gestational Surrogacy, 21 THEORETICAL MED.
a] narrowing construction of [the statute] that would limit its application to surrogate birth mothers who have contributed their own genetics to the conception of the child would obviate the application of the statutory presumption to cases of true gestational surrogacy .
Since 1995, Circle Surrogacy has facilitated the birth of more than 500 babies with unequaled success rates in clients becoming parents through egg donation and gestational surrogacy.
This Article will examine the state of the law for determining parentage in gestational surrogacy arrangements, specifically with respect to homosexual male couples.
Gestational surrogacy remains mired in legal limbo from state to state and nation to nation, despite its promise as a road to parenthood for the most difficult-to-treat infertility patients.
In talking about surrogacy, it is important to make a distinction between altruistic gestational surrogacy (where a woman may, for example, offer to carry a baby to term, without payment other than covering pregnancy costs, for a friend or relative who is unable to do so), and commercial surrogacy (in which women are paid to carry babies for other people).