Surrogacy is a valid option for some couples looking to have children. However, putting together a valid surrogacy agreement can be challenging.
The family structure has evolved. Couples who were once unable to have children are now able to explore alternative options and grow their families. These options can include fertility treatments and adoption. Another option gaining in popularity is the use of a surrogate.
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The term surrogacy refers to the use of a female to carry a fetus or multiple fetuses to term while another individual or individuals become the legal parent to the child or children at birth. Surrogacy can be achieved using either the surrogate mother’s egg or a donated egg from another individual. This egg is then fertilized by either the male partner’s sperm or donated sperm. The fertilized egg is then implanted in the womb of the surrogate mother.