Surrogacy, in some cases, is the last chance for a childless couple to become parents. Many couples are waiting for the help of a surrogate mother, because they also want to experience the happiness of being parents!
Becoming a surrogate mother is a real act that deserves respect, because the lives of several people depend on you at once.
A surrogate mother can become:
1) A young woman aged 20 to 35 years;
3) There is one child and he is healthy:
4) Was not involved for committing serious crimes, was not deprived of parental rights, was not recognized as incompetent, was not a suspect in a criminal case;
5) There are no contraindications to surrogate motherhood, the absence of such diseases as: tuberculosis, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy;
6) Cesarean section is a contraindication for surrogate motherhood;
7) is not a former adoptive parent, if the adoption was canceled due to her fault.
1) The surrogate mother must be provided with comfortable living conditions;
2) The surrogate mother must be provided with everything necessary for carrying a child;
3) The costs of medical care, food, accommodation during pregnancy and during the postpartum period are borne by the biological parents;
4) Other rights that are provided for by the surrogacy contract.
1) Provide the woman who has concluded a surrogacy contract with her, as well as her spouse, with information about the results of a medical examination and the health status of the child;
2) Pass timely medical examinations, which are prescribed by the attending physician;
3) Transfer the child after birth to a woman who has concluded a surrogacy agreement with her;
4) Keep secret information about the conclusion of the surrogacy contract and about the persons with whom she has concluded the contract;
5) Perform all the duties specified in the surrogacy contract.
6) And the most important thing is to lead a healthy lifestyle. Since the health of the baby she is carrying will depend on this.
In order to assess the state of a woman’s health and the possibility of a favorable bearing of a child, it is necessary to undergo a full medical examination.
1) Fluorography and electrocardiography;
2) Determination of blood type and Rh factor;
3) Blood test for the presence of antibodies to rubella viruses, herpes, the causative agent of toxoplasmosis;
4) General blood test, biochemical blood test, urine test;
5) Blood test for sex hormones, thyroid hormones;
6) STI screening;
7) Consultation of a general practitioner;
8) Consultation of a psychiatrist.
Additional studies can be assigned individually. The shelf life of the results varies from 10 days to 12 months.
The birth of a child with a surrogate mother takes place according to the following plan:
1) Surrogate and biological mothers sign the contract, certify it with a notary;
2) The surrogate mother and biological parents undergo a clinical and laboratory examination;
3) The surrogate mother is preparing for a future pregnancy (drinks folic acid and follows other doctor’s recommendations);
4) There is hormonal stimulation of the egg, egg collection from the biological mother, sperm donation by the biological father;
5) After which IVF is carried out in the laboratory, the embryo is frozen for the required period, in some cases it is immediately transferred to the uterus of the surrogate mother;
6) When the surrogate mother is ready for fertilization, the embryo is transferred into the uterine cavity. Also, hormonal drugs are prescribed for the successful attachment of the embryo;
7) In case of pregnancy, the surrogate mother is carefully monitored and the information is provided in full to the biological parents;
8) After giving birth, the surrogate mother transfers the child to the biological mother and receives a financial reward.
The maternity hospital issues a certificate of the birth of a child, in which the surname of the biological mother is indicated. After that, the biological mother goes to the registry office and receives a birth certificate.
A surrogate mother after the birth of a child does not have any rights to it.