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surrogacy

(sûr′ə-gə-sē, sŭr′-)
n. pl. surroga·cies
The condition of being a surrogate, especially a surrogate mother.

surrogacy

The state of being a surrogate—usually understood to be a women allowing use of her uterus to carry another woman’s fertilised egg.

surrogacy

See Gestational surrogacy.

surrogacy

An agreement by a woman to undergo pregnancy so as to produce a child which will be surrendered to others. Fertilization may be by seminal fluid provided by the future adoptive father, or an ovum fertilized IN VITRO may be implanted in the surrogate mother. Surrogacy for gain is illegal in Britain and in some other countries.
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If the surrogacy is for humanitarian reasons, like if they don't have children and they ask someone to be a surrogate in order to have a baby for the next generation, it is just morality and humanitarian; it is not an issue.
Chen further pointed out that according to a survey carried out by the MOHW in 2010, over half of the population embraced the idea of surrogacy, with the number reaching nearly 80 percent in 2013.
More surrogate mums now used Picture posed The process is not currently covered under Irish law but a new Bill is set to recognise domestic surrogacy while prohibiting it commercially.
It will drive the practice underground and encourage lack of transparency in surrogacy contracts making them exploitative.
Thesis 1: Surrogacy is a new phenomenon, deconstructing motherhood and its role.
Aloni brought sex surrogacy to Israel in the late 1980s after studying the treatment in the United States, where it was first developed by gynecologist William Masters and psychologist Virginia Johnson in the 1950s.
However, my analysis of the Mexican surrogacy industry shows how these individual choices are embedded in and shaped by post-colonial discursive imaginaries of white desirability.
If a couple has undergone 3 to 4 IVF treatments without success, it may be time to look into alternative options, like surrogacy.
While some Parliamentarians said that the opposition to surrogacy was based on "religious" and "ideological" claims, Italian Milena Santerini said, "With courage we stand against surrogacy.
ARTbaby Surrogacy & Egg donation Centre has been focusing at reducing the anxiety that is normally an indispensable part of the IVF treatment.
THE multimillion- dollar surrogacy business in India has been hit by a downturn even as the country debates the merits of a proposed legislation that aims to ban hiring of wombs in a bid to stop exploitation of women.
the commissioning parents who applied to have their surrogacy agreement confirmed by the court were a heterosexual couple, and the commissioning mother was fertile but had a permanent illness that, according to medical expert evidence, would render pregnancy a significant risk to her health and that of the prospective child's health in utero.