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Gestational carrier surrogacy services: Your 5-step plan

When a woman cannot carry a healthy pregnancy to term, or for same sex male couples who wish to build their family, they have the option of using a gestational carrier (surrogate). In this treatment, the eggs of either the … Continue reading

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New podcast discusses role of a gestational carrier

When a woman cannot carry a healthy pregnancy, she can turn to a gestational carrier, a surrogate who carries the fetus created from the egg and sperm of the parents. In our latest podcast, Dr. Alan Martinez explains how The … Continue reading

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NJ Gestational Carrier Act clarifies surrogacy rights

In May, Gov. Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Gestational Carrier Act, which “provides legal protection to New Jersey couples struggling with infertility and sign a contract with a woman willing to carry their child,” according to NJ.com. Surrogacy is … Continue reading

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Podcast discusses the role of a gestational carrier

When a woman cannot carry a healthy pregnancy, she can turn to a gestational carrier. This surrogate who carries a pregnancy created from the egg and sperm of the parents. The eggs (oocytes) of the biological mother are inseminated with … Continue reading

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Is surrogacy right for you?

In September, the New York Times ran an interesting article on surrogacy—also known as gestational carriers—and the confusing laws and regulations surrounding it. In “Surrogates and Couples Face a Maze of Laws, State by State,” reporter Tamar Lewin writes: “While … Continue reading

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Definition: Gestational Carrier

Women with ovaries but no uterus and women who shouldn’t become pregnant because of a serious health problem might need to consider a gestational carrier. In this case, a woman uses her own egg, which is fertilized by the man’s … Continue reading

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Who needs a gestational carrier?

When a woman cannot carry a healthy pregnancy, she can turn to a gestational carrier, a surrogate who carries the fetus created from the egg and sperm of the parents. First, the eggs of the biological mother are inseminated with … Continue reading

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Surrogacy or gestational carrier: What is the difference?

Surrogacy is an arrangement in which a woman is inseminated with the sperm of a man who is not her partner in order to conceive and carry a child to be reared by the biological (genetic) father and his partner. … Continue reading

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