Given the absence of a female partner in the case of single men and gay couples, gestational surrogacy (i.e. surrogacy with donor eggs) is necessary. With a full, host or gestational surrogacy, the eggs used are not those of the gestational carrier, but from an egg donor, either a known or an anonymous one.
Gestational surrogacy for gay couples
By Andrea Rodrigo BSc, MSc (embryologist), Mark P. Trolice MD, FACOG, FACS, FACE (reproductive endocrinologist) and Sandra Fernández BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 01/19/2017