What is Gestational Surrogacy?
Gestational surrogacy is a reproductive technology that allows a woman, called a surrogate mother or gestational carrier, to carry and give birth to a baby for an intended couple or an individual, often referred to as the intended parents or commissioning parents. This process requires that the surrogate mother has no biological connection to the baby, and instead, the embryo is created by in vitro fertilization (IVF) using the intended parents’ egg and/or sperm. They may also use donor eggs or sperm.
Gestational surrogacy is becoming increasingly popular as it can provide a couple or an individual with the unique opportunity to start a family when natural conception is not possible. In the United States, many states and countries have laws that allow gestational surrogacy agreements to be legally enforced, although the specific regulations and restrictions vary from place to place.
What are the Advantages of Gestational Surrogacy?
Gestational surrogacy has several advantages that can be beneficial to intended parents. First, it eliminates the risk of transmitting any genetic diseases or defects that may be present in the intended parents’ respective genetic backgrounds. As a result, any child born via gestational surrogacy is likely to be born healthy and without any inherited genetic conditions.
It also allows the intended parents to have a biological child and a more direct and involved role in the pregnancy and birth process since the embryo used for the pregnancy is created with the intended parents’ egg and/or sperm. This can be particularly important for intended parents who are hoping to maintain a strong connection with their child.
Another advantage of gestational surrogacy is that it can provide a safe environment for the surrogate mother, as she is not biologically related to the baby. This can help to reduce the risk of experiencing any emotional distress that can sometimes accompany traditional surrogacy, where the surrogate mother is the biological mother of the baby. It is also important to note that gestational surrogacy can be a mutually beneficial arrangement, as the surrogate mother will receive compensation for her services.
Finally, gestational surrogacy provides the couple with the unique opportunity to choose their surrogate mother, which can be a very important factor when it comes to the surrogacy process. Couples can opt to work with a surrogate agency to find a compatible surrogate, or if they prefer, they can even pursue an independent surrogacy agreement.
Choosing the best surrogacy agency in US
Choosing the best surrogacy agency in the US is essential to ensuring a successful surrogacy experience. When selecting an agency, it is important to do your research and to look for one that is experienced, respected, and accredited by the local and national governing bodies in the US. It is also important to look for an agency that specializes in the type of surrogacy you are seeking, and that offers an array of services to assist you during the process.
It is by meeting all these requirements that couples from across the US choose Delivering Dreams International Surrogacy Agency. This is just one of the many reviews that happy parents, just a short time ago intended parents, of babies leave:
« We highly recommend using Delivering Dreams!
The entire team at Delivering Dreams was extremely attentive and made a process that has been challenging for 7 years extremely comfortable. We were able to accomplish our goal and bring home a wonderful son and he is the joy of our lives. This would have never been possible without Delivering Dreams and we are forever grateful.»
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