Surrogacy is an arrangement, often supported by a legal agreement, whereby a woman (the surrogate mother) agrees to bear a child for another person or persons, who will become the child's parent(s) after birth
In gestational surrogacy, the child is not biologically related to the surrogate mother, who is often referred to as a gestational carrier. Instead, the embryo is created via in vitro fertilization (IVF), using the eggs and sperm of the intended parents or donors, and is then transferred to the surrogate
What is the process of surrogacy in India?
Surrogacy is a type of arrangement wherein an agreement is made between an intended parent and a woman who will be the gestational carrier. The woman herein is called a surrogate. In this arrangement, the surrogate carries the pregnancy to full term and delivers the baby for the couple
Who can do surrogacy in India?
Indian married couples for at least five years. They have to provide a certificate of essentiality and also a certificate of eligibility. Also, they have to undertake that they will not abandon the child born out of surrogacy
Who is eligible for surrogacy?
Be at least 21 years old and younger than 40. Have a healthy BMI, as determined by your doctor. Have carried at least one pregnancy successfully to term. Be raising a child of your own in your own home