Pregnancy is not possible for everyone. There are many infertile couples who cannot attain parenthood after trying to conceive for more than one year. There are many reasons attached with these infertility either in men or in women or in both and sometimes there is unexplained infertility. Couples keen to take the first steps on the path of parenthood, or singles seeking the joys of bringing up a young life are taking the help of surrogacy and surrogate mothers to realize their parenthood dreams. Individuals and couples, who have tried and failed to get pregnant, often seek solace in surrogacy.
Surrogacy is an arrangement in which a woman is hired to carry and deliver a child for a couple or for some individual. Depending on sperm and egg sources, different cases of surrogacy fall under different categories. Normally surrogacy is of two types, Gestational Surrogacy and Traditional Surrogacy.
In this method surrogate’s own eggs and another man’s sperm are used. It is done via artificial insemination. It is also known as Natural Surrogacy. Surrogacy laws & medical ethics board in many countries, including India and USA, do not consent to this practice of surrogacy.
In this, fertilized eggs from a third party donor or the intending mother are implanted into the surrogate's uterus. This is done by in vitro fertilization. Gestational surrogacy in India can be a good option for people looking to start parenthood, but unable to do so the natural way. The woman hired to carry the pregnancy to delivery has no genetic relationship with the embryo, which is transferred to her uterus. When done for financial reasons, the arrangement is known as Gestational commercial surrogacy.
Gestational surrogacy is mainly opted by most of the couples because traditional surrogacy is illegal in many countries, in natural surrogacy the intending mother is not genetically related to the off spring and in traditional surrogacy, the surrogate mother may have emotional attachment and may refuse to part with the child leading to medico-legal issues.
The possible reasons why the couples opt to go for surrogacy program.
1. Single Men, single women and same sex couples. 2. Uterus has been removed because of some medical reasons. 3. The mother cannot carry the baby due to some medical condition. 4. Lower or poor sperm count in husband. 5. Women without uterus or where Woman’s uterus is malformed or damaged and is incapable of carrying a pregnancy to term. 6. Woman is suffering from medical problems such as diabetes, heart and kidney diseases and pregnancy in her would be life threatening. 7. The problem of repeated miscarriages and failed IVF cycles. 8. Ovulation problem due to premature menopause. 9. Woman has some genetic disease, and there is a fear that same may be passed to her offspring.
Besides these, there may be a few other situations in which people opt for surrogacy. In some cases, the social mother, despite being fertile and healthy, opts to arrange for a surrogate only because it allows her the convenience of avoiding pregnancy, labor, and delivery pains. However, this type of surrogacy arrangement is not preferred most of the time.
To be able to make confident decisions about surrogacy and find the right surrogate, you will need to get in touch with trusted and experienced healthcare professionals. Surrogacy Clinics with its distinguished surgeons, doctors, and medical specialists will help you to add to your family with a safe and comfortable surrogacy.
Why surrogacy in India?
The surrogacy program in India makes sure that the surrogacy journey for couples become prosperous. The surrogacy clinics are also well equipped with the latest technology, and the doctors are internationally trained. With an affordable surrogacy cost in India and high-quality treatment, people from different countries are preferring it as the surrogacy destination.
One of the biggest advantages of surrogacy program in India is the cost. In USA an average surrogacy procedure would cost 200 thousand to 250 thousand US dollars and as compared to India where an entire program would cost not more than 40 thousand US dollars inclusive of travel, hotel stay, legal fees and the whole package. Secondly, there will be no language problem as India is an English speaking country where most of the medical staff, the paramedical staff and the support staff all speak English. So the couples from English speaking countries feel very comfortable. With all these positives working for you third biggest advantage is that the Indian government has a very simple exit process with minimal paper work for the babies to go back home. With recent economic boom in India, India is having wonderful health care facilities that are comparable to the best in the world. Doctors are trained abroad and are best as compared to the world. The surrogacy clinics are highly equipped with latest technology equipments in the field of ART. The success rate of Indian surrogacy clinics is comparable to the best clinics located in first-world countries.
With all this you cannot have a more favorable destination than India for surrogacy and all that you need to do is now focusing on the right clinic so that you have a very smooth process and the exit process is also well thought of and planned. As with any other option, there are some challenges one might encounter when opting for surrogacy in India. However, the clients usually decide that considering the extra low costs, state-of-the art facilities, and the high quality of the work, the problems encountered with India surrogacy are easily outweighed by the advantages.
Surrogacy opens an option for the infertile couples, gay couples and single parents, to be parents, that too at an affordable cost. Attractions like low-cost egg donors, internationally trained doctors,cutting edge technology at surrogacy clinics and low cost of surrogate mothers in India, draw people from different parts of the world visit India for their dream to come true.
Before participating in the surrogacy procedure, one must appoint an experienced / competent surrogacy lawyer to avoid legal complications and to understand the surrogacy law prevailing in the country where the surrogacy is to be opted for.
The ride begins from the moment you decide to have a baby and goes on till you have a little life in your arms to take back home, and Surrogacy Clinics strives to make it a pleasant and delightful journey for you. Rotunda-The Center for Human Reproduction based in Mumbai India is one such clinic that offers customized surrogacy and affordable surrogacy packages to people of all nationalities. All couples including lesbian and gay couples and even single men and single women can avail this facility to fulfill their dream of enjoying parenthood.