Surrogacy is a fertility option suited to couples suffering from severe infertility, and are therefore unable to carry a pregnancy to term.
For surrogacy to be properly carried out, the embryos will be created through in vitro fertilization using the intended parents' or donor gametes. Then, the resulting embryos will be transferred to the surrogate, who will carry the pregnancy to term, and give birth to the baby.
Surrogacy is surrounded by a series of legal and emotional issues that make this method socially unacceptable in certain communities.
Read the full article on: What Is Surrogacy? – Definition & Types ( 71).
By inviTRA Staff
Last Update: 06/29/2016