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Deciding if surrogacy is the right move for you

On Behalf of | May 18, 2020 | surrogacy and reproductive technology

Deciding to begin or grow your family in North Carolina is always an exciting time filled with anticipation. The uncertainty that accompanies the difficulties of having children may leave you feeling sorrowful and hopeless.

Fortunately, if your situation prevents you from having children, there are other options for you to consider including surrogacy.

What is surrogacy?

According to Web MD, there are a couple of different types of surrogacy. Gestational surrogacy takes place via IFV and once you and your partner have undergone the required treatments to produce an embryo, it is then implanted into the surrogate’s body where the fetus will grow until birth. Traditional surrogacy is when the use of artificial insemination results in impregnation of your surrogate, but then at birth, you assume responsibility for the baby.

Is it right for me?

Because surrogacy requires the intervention and assistance of a third party, it is imperative that you take extra precautions to verify the legality of everything. Utilizing a legal professional to help you coordinate the process to ensure that you have a claim to your unborn child may provide you with peace of mind and prevent the risk of misunderstanding from happening.

Surrogacy is a viable option if you have severe medical conditions that may create fatal outcomes if you get pregnant or if previous pregnancies created dangerous circumstances thus resulting in a hysterectomy. When you understand the purpose and benefits of using a surrogate, you may have more confidence as you make the decision to go forward with preparing for the birth of your child in a way that you are comfortable with and excited about. If you are interested in learning more about how to prepare for a surrogate birth, please visit our web page.