Is there a difference between gestational and traditional surrogacy?
Yes. Gestational surrogacy is the process by which a fertilized embryo is implanted into a surrogate who then carries the baby to term. She bears no genetic relationship to the child. By contrast, traditional surrogacy is when the woman is both the genetic and gestational mother. She’ll undergo artificial insemination and relinquish custody of the resulting child/children upon birth.
Why should I work with a surrogacy agency? Agencies provide a full range of services and offer support throughout the entire process. All aspects of a surrogate’s journey, including financial and legal issues, are handled by a qualified staff. [Read more…]