a person or who serves in place of the biological mother for child, as for caring or nurturing.
a woman who becomes pregnant by an artificial procedure (one other than copulation), and bears a child to be raised by another person. The person on whose behalf the child is gestated and born is usually one of the biological parents. The embryo carried by the surrogate mother may be created by in vitro fertilization, and may have no genetic material from the surrogate mother, or the surrogate mother may be impregnated by artificial insemination, usually by sperm donated by the father who is to raise the child.
woman who becomes pregnant through insemination with the sperm of the male partner of an infertile woman and then, following pregnancy and birth, turns the child over for adoption by the couple.
A woman who bears a child for a couple. Usually the surrogate is artificially inseminated with the man's sperm, though in some cases an embryo is implanted in a surrogate.
a woman who becomes artificially inseminated with a man's sperm and carries the pregnancy for an infertile couple, who adopt the baby after its birth (the man being the biological father of the child)
a woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do so; "a surrogate mother is artificially inseminated with the father's semen and carries the fetus to term"
a lady who carries a baby for another person or people, usually an infertile couple
a poor substitute for a biological mother who pursues other goals
a woman of childbearing age who often sees surrogacy as the way to give the gift of life to a well-deserving family
a woman who becomes pregnant through artificial insemination using the contracting husband's sperm
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a woman who carries a child for a couple or single person with the intention of giving that child to that person/people once the being is born (also called surrogate pregnancy)
a woman who carries a child, usually for an infertile couple
a woman who carries and gives birth to a baby for another couple who are unable to have children in the normal way
a woman who contracts with a man to be impregnated by him through artificial insemination to carry the child to term, and after delivery to relinquish the child, as well as all parental rights, to the biological father
Carries a child for another couple, either using the manâ€™s sperm and her own egg or an embryo produced during IVF. She hands the baby over after birth.
A woman who carries a pregnancy conceived using gametes from a different female and male.
A woman who bears a child for a couple who cannot have one themselves.
A woman who, through artificial insemination, intercourse, or in vitro fertilization, gives birth to an infant for someone else.
a person who acts in the place of another as mother. Biologically, a woman who is inseminated with the man's sperm on behalf of another woman, then either donating the embryo for transfer to the other person's uterus or carrying it herself to term.
A woman who agrees to become impregnated and carry a baby for another couple. She agrees to give the baby to the couple shortly after birth. This can be done using the sperm of the male and the egg of the female or with the egg of the surrogate. It may also be performed using both donor sperm and eggs. close window
A surrogate mother carries and gives birth to a baby for a couple who cannot have a baby themselves. She hands the baby over to the couple after the birth.
Female in whom an embryo is artificially implanted to be carried to term
A woman who gestates an embryo and then turns over the child to the infertile couple, who may be its genetic parents.
A female that bears a child/ young one on behalf of some one else who is unable to bear a child. The process is used routinely to bear many embryos derived from a mother capable of bearing one young one at a time.
A woman who carries another woman's child by pre-arrangement or by legal contract.
A woman who bears a child for another couple, either using their embryos or the Intended Father's sperm and her egg.
A woman who is artificially inseminated or undergoes an IVF procedure and carries to term a baby that will be adopted and raised by its genetic father and his partner. The term may be used for a woman who is the biological mother of the baby she is carrying, or for a woman who carries a fetus that is not genetically hers.