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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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Helen was completely devoted to her family and was a surrogate Mom to several of her friends and her childrens' friends as well as to her many nieces and nephews.
She always said that making other families happy was the best feeling in the world," the Sun quoted the young surrogate mom as saying.
She was our surrogate mom,'' said Ann Drysdale, widow of Dodger Hall of Fame pitcher Don Drysdale, who knew a thing or two about competing hard and winning.
surrogate mom carries a fetus, but has no genetic relationship to her baby.
That's My Mommy has Tom end up as a surrogate mom to a baby duck, but not before attempting to eat the duckling several times.
Their earlier attempts to conceive failed and so they asked Pollard to be the surrogate mom, who is due to have a pregnancy test any day now.
Equal parts school nurse, surrogate mom, social worker and secretary, Keefe has worked in Santa Clara's front office for 14 years.
This happened with twin toddlers Nikolas and Leonard Balaz, whose parents are German nationals and whose surrogate mom is a twenty something Indian woman from Gujarat.
After tending this new egg through hatching--some 10 days without a break--the famished surrogate mom took wing from the cliff for a meal.
At one point, an Iranian surrogate mom figure (Ann Bortolotti) is brought in to provide much-needed aphorisms, moral-supporting hugs and make an Ayatollah joke.
12 (ANI): American couples, especially gay men, are having children abroad for less money and with fewer headaches, and India, it seems, has emerged as the ideal surrogate mom destination, according to a report.
With the support of her acerbic agent and sometimes surrogate mom, Carrie (Fisher), Brier lands a spot in a highly sought after acting class where she befriends another would-be actress, Clea (Simpson).