About 10% of male and females of reproductive age today are suffering from infertility. A report reveals that 6.1 million people in U.S. are affected by infertility. Infertility in males and females can be treated with the help of proper and timely medication. Various fertility treatments has made it possible for many unproductive couples, to again think and dream about being pregnant and get blessed with their own child.
These fertility treatments include various technologies like intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and other similar process for surrogacy. Surrogacy process also known as renting a womb, today the process for surrogacy is gaining lots of popularity. To have a family, prospective couples who are unable to successfully deliver a child, surrogate motherhood can be a feasible alternative.
Surrogacy is an arrangement in which a woman carries and delivers a child for another couple or person. The basic reason behind arranging surrogacy are female infertility, homosexuality, or some other medical reason due to which intended parents are unable to conceive, complete the process of pregnancy or any other risk involved during the pregnancy.
The social mother or couple intend to raise the child, could be productive and healthy, but may wish to have the child from a surrogate mother without undergoing pregnancy, labor and other inconvenience caused during pregnancy.
Having a child with the help of surrogacy is an exciting and fruitful way to enhance your family. In the process of surrogacy via In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), no chance of accident is there, as the child is conceived as per your desire and hard work.
And the pregnancy caused via IVF allows your baby to be biologically linked to either one or both parents. An unproductive and childless couple today realizes the significance and importance of surrogacy with the aid of which they can see their dreams getting accomplished.
Surrogacy in India has been made legal since the year 2002 moreover after the order of Supreme Court it was stated that surrogacy can be taken forward under the assisted reproductive technology. There are certain rules which are laid out like single parents who have child through surrogate mothers; the surrogate does not have any right over that child.
To establish pregnancy via In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), egg donation is necessary. Egg donation is a process in which a lady provides one or more eggs (oocytes) for the purpose of IVF. Not every woman can undergo egg donation, egg donors must be under the age group of 20 to 35 years. The lower age limit ensures that a woman can legally enter into a contract.
Preference in given to the woman of age group 20-28 years, even we prefer to use the eggs of the donor who has already given birth to a child. Before undergoing egg donation, a woman needs to go through various examinations like physical, medical and gynecological examination, blood & urine test, medical and family history and also psychological examination and evaluation.
The prospective parents will choose a donor of their own choice with mutual consent of both the parties a contract is undertaken, this contract will include all the rights and responsibilities of both the parties. Once the egg retrieval is done, the role of egg donors ends there. Today surrogacy is gaining popularity and with latest technology it’s a safe and secure process of getting your own child.