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Encyclopedia > Surrogate mother
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A surrogate mother or ersatz mother is a woman who carries a child for a couple or single person with the intention of giving that child up once it is born (also called surrogate pregnancy). The surrogate mother may be the baby's biological mother (traditional surrogacy) or she may be implanted with someone else's fertilized egg (gestational surrogacy). The most common reason for using a surrogate mother is infertility. Gay male couples have also used surrogate mothers in order to have children that at least one partner is biologically related to. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that Surrogate mother be merged into this article or section. ... A pregnant woman Pregnancy is the carrying of one or more embryos or feti by female mammals or by humans inside their bodies. ... Childbirth (also called labour, birth, or parturition) is the culmination of a human pregnancy with the emergence of a newborn infant from its mothers uterus. ... Mother with her child (Sculpture) A mother is typically the biological or social female parent of a child or offspring while the male parent is the father. ... Categories: Biology stubs ... Infertility is the inability to naturally conceive a child or the inability to carry a pregnancy to term. ... Look up gay in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Until several decades ago, the word gay meant something like jolly or mirthful. In contemporary usage, however, that meaning is unusual; the term is usually synonymous with homosexual. ...


It is estimated that in the United States, the payment for a surrogate mother ranges between US$28,000 and $45,000 (?). Gestational surrogacy costs more than traditional surrogacy, since more complicated medical procedures are required. Surrogates who carry a baby for a family member (i.e., sister or daughter) usually do so without reimbursement.


The most famous case of surrogacy was the Baby M case, in which the surrogate mother refused to surrender the child she had borne to the child's biological father. The Supreme Court of New Jersey awarded custody to the biological father and visitation rights to the surrogate mother. Baby M was the name given to the child in an American custody case between the surrogate mother hired to carry her, and the childs biological father. ... The supreme court in some countries, provinces, and states, is the highest court in that jurisdiction and functions as a court of last resort whose rulings cannot be appealed. ... State nickname: The Garden State Other U.S. States Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D) Official languages None defined Area 22,608 km² (47th)  - Land 19,231 km²  - Water 3,378 km² (14. ... In family law, visitation is an American term for what is called access in Canada and in at least several European countries. ...


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surrogate mother - HighBeam Encyclopedia (501 words)
SURROGATE MOTHER [surrogate mother] a woman who agrees, usually by contract and for a fee, to bear a child for a couple who are childless because the wife is infertile or physically incapable of carrying a developing fetus.
Often the surrogate mother is the biological mother of the child, conceiving it by means of artificial insemination with sperm from the husband.
In gestational surrogacy, the wife is fertile but incapable of carrying a growing fetus; the child is conceived by in vitro fertilization using the wife's eggs and her husband's sperm, and the resulting embryo is implanted in the surrogate mother's uterus.
Surrogacy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1086 words)
A surrogate mother is a woman who carries a child for a couple or single person with the intention of giving that child to that person/people once the being is born (also called surrogate pregnancy).
The surrogate mother may be the baby's biological mother (traditional surrogacy) or she may be implanted with someone else's fertilized egg (gestational surrogacy).
The most famous case of surrogacy was the Baby M case, in which the surrogate mother refused to surrender the child she had borne in 1986 to the child's biological father.
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