FAQ on Surrogacy
Q) Explain surrogacy
Surrogacy is a procedure in which a women gets into an agreement to carry and deliver a body for a different person. The lady involved to carry a pregnancy is called surrogate mother. In gestational surrogacy, sperm or egg is inserted into the fallopian tube of Surrogate mother and embryo get implanted inside naturally. Sperm and egg are of the intended parents. So, there is no genetic link between the child and the surrogate mother.
Q) Difference between traditional surrogacy and gestational surrogacy?
There is a big difference between both types of surrogacy. In traditional surrogacy, the surrogate mother goes to a procedure of artificial insemination and have a genetic link with the child. Whereas, In the Gestational surrogacy women carrier is implanted with the embryo created by sperm and egg. But there is no genetic link between surrogate mother and child.
Q) What is the main objective of a surrogacy agreement?
The main objective of the Surrogacy agreement is to aim at the intention and responsibility to each other. Subsequently, surrogacy agreement states that the surrogate mother does not go for legal custody of the resulting child. It also tells all the rights and responsibility of the intended parent.
Q) Which is better Surrogacy or Adoption?
In adoption, there is much more complex legal issue involved. There is no genetic relationship between child and parents.
These days couples who have a problem in conceiving opt for surrogacy. Surrogacy has a genetic relationship between child and parents. In the condition of the problem with conception, surrogacy can be done repeatedly.
Q) What is the reason that women agrees to the gestational carrier for someone?
Most women agree to become surrogate women because of financial incentives. Many women are interested in helping couples who want to experience the joy of parenthood.
Q) How soon can I get matched?
At Adam&Eve, we have a large data of Surrogate mother who are ready for Altruistic surrogacy. We become ready as soon as the patient gets started.
Q) Is it possible to identify child gender earlier?
No, Sex determination is banned in India.
Q) Is it possible to have multiple births?
Yes, multiple births are very usual in ART procedures. More than 2 births can have a serious impact on health.
Q) Is surrogacy is legalized in India?
Yes, surrogacy is legalized in India.
Q) Will I get each information during the time of pregnancy?
Yes, all the medical reports, health reports of Surrogate mother will be informed to the intended parents from time to time.
Q) Should I carry any particular document?
Usually, you need to carry your health certificate apart from passport and visa. You need a special visa for medical treatment.
Q) Whose name usually goes on the birth certificate of a child?
According to (ICMR) guideline for the accreditation and regulation of ART clinics, name of commissioning parent goes on the childbirth certificate.
Q) How much days it takes to get a birth certificate?
In general, it takes 2-3 days after the birth of a child to get an original birth certificate.
Q) How to get my baby passport?
After birth certificate, you need to visit the embassy and give them the original birth certificate. Then, they will issue a temporary passport for the baby.