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
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
Uterine Factor Infertility - Diseases & Anomalies that Cause Infertility
Absolute uterine factor infertility (AUFI) includes all types of uterine diseases and anomalies that affect the structure and functionality of the uterus, causing female infertility. When completion of a pregnancy to term is not possible, gestational surrogacy might be an option. Read more
Medical Contraindications to Pregnancy - When to Use a Surrogate
Some conditions are considered contraindications to pregnancy and women who suffer from them may need to use a surrogate to have children. Examples of them include cardiovascular diseases (CVD), autoimmune diseases, neurological diseases, blood clotting disorders, etc. Read more