Infertility & Surrogacy - What Are the Medical Reasons for Surrogacy?
Surrogacy or surrogate motherhood may be an infertile couple's first choice or a last resort for certain medical reasons. Absence of uterus, uterine anomalies, contraindication to pregnancy, serious medical conditions, or a biologic inability to conceive and bear a child are some causes. Read more
What Is IVF Surrogacy? - Process, Success Rates & Cost
IVF surrogacy requires a surrogate that agrees to sign a contract with the intended parents stating her intention to carry a baby for them. She will then undergo a procedure called "embryo transfer" using embryos created through IVF with the eggs and sperm of the intended parents or donors, if needed. Read more
What Causes Endometriosis? - Symptoms, Treatment & Pregnancy
Endometriosis is a disease that affects women of childbearing age by causing female infertility. In the most severe cases, getting pregnant may become impossible, in which case surrogacy may be a viable option for having a child. Read more
Uterine Anomalies - Types, Impact on Fertility & Treatment
Uterine anomalies or malformations can be classified into different types of abnormalities such as bicornuate, unicornuate, septate, and arcuate uterus. Although these anomalies can affect female fertility, they can be treated with surgery. Learn more about the most common ones with pictures. Read more