gestational carrier

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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.
See also: carrier
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Figure 3c shows that legislation on surrogacy was first adopted in some countries only in the mid-1980s; in fact, non-traditional forms of gestational surrogacy have become possible only recently, thanks to innovations such as in-vitro fertilization.
Both are called gestational surrogacy, the difference between them is the origin of an egg.
The objectification of the surrogate mother has been enforced since the technological development of gestational surrogacy.
For example, while many courts are willing to uphold gestational surrogacy agreements, which involve a surrogate who is not genetically related to the child she is carrying, traditional surrogacy arrangements, which involve a surrogate whose genetic materials are used to conceive the child, are significantly less likely to be legally recognized.
Ten Measures of Parentage Permissiveness 1 Assisted Conception: Female Partner 2 Assisted Conception: More Than Two Parents 3 Surrogacy: Heterosexual Parents 4 Surrogacy: Two Female Parents 5 Surrogacy: Two Male Parents 6 Surrogacy: Single Female Parent 7 Surrogacy: Single Male Parent 8 Surrogacy: No Genetic Relation Requirement 9 Gestational Surrogacy as Contract 10 Traditional Surrogacy as Contract Table 2.
Gestational surrogacy is where an embryo is created using the mother's egg and father's sperm and then implanted into a woman who will carry the baby for the pregnancy but has no biological link to the child.
Gestational surrogacy differs from traditional surrogacy where a surrogate also supplies the egg, and intra-uterine insemination (IUI) is used to fertilize it.
Calvert decision is that professionals in the field of surrogacy practice by using enforceable gestational surrogacy arrangements.
As the first in-depth, ethnographic study of labor within a commercialized, transnational market for gestational surrogacy, Amrita Pande's Wombs in Labor is foundational.
174) For the purposes of this Article, the regulations that are most important are those that surround the business of gestational surrogacy, in particular those that might protect surrogates from exploitation in unequal bargaining positions.
In Russia, gestational surrogacy is legal, whether commercial or altruistic (Svitnev, 2010).