Gestational surrogacy process. How does surrogacy work?
Due to the high achievements of medicine such terrible diagnosis like infertility and inability to have own children can’t be a verdict any more! We should be pleased by this and, of course, thank our “Mother-science” for its development.
All of us seem to have acquaintances who look so “enviably” at little neighbours’ children as they have already faced such a dreadful diagnosis – infertility.There is no doubt, everybody dreams to see a joyous smile, hold a tiny hand of his/her child…. hear such strongly desired “Mommy/Daddy…” Reproductive medicine gives you such a brilliant opportunity to feel what real motherhood is.
What is surrogacy?
In the cases of infertility treatment when a woman can’t carry “a child from a tube”conceived by in-vitro fertilization (IVF) to term, intended parents have to apply to a surrogate. Surrogacy is one of the methods of infertility treatment using ART (Assisted Reproductive Technologies) according to which an embryo created by IVF, using the egg and/or sperm of the intended parents is transferred to the surrogate. Despite the fact that another woman (GC) carries and gives a birth to a child, legally and factually only intended parents are viewed as child’s parents.
There are specific medical conditions that might cause the necessity of surrogacy:
In Ukraine usage of ART is regulated by the Instructions approved by the Law of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine №787 from 09.09.2013
How is surrogacy journey conducted?
Surrogacy journey is conducted according to the following steps:
Medical aid to the GC is rendered according to the medical protocols. Medical aid to the new-born child is rendered according to the requirements of the Law of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine №620 from 29.12.2003 “About the organization of stationary obstetric-gynecologic aid rendering in Ukraine”
The registration of a child fertilized by IVF is performed according to the prescribed legislation of Ukraine if the certificate of the intended parents’ (or only one parent’s) genetic relationship with a child is available.