Faq on Surrogacy

Q) Explain surrogacy.

Surrogacy is a procedure in which a women gets into a agreement to carry and deliver a body for different person. The lady involved to carry pregnancy is called surrogate mother. In gestational surrogacy, sperm or egg is inserted into fallopian tube of Surrogate mother and embryo get implanted inside naturally. Sperm and egg are of the intended parents. So, there is no genetial link between child and surrogate mother.

Q) Difference between traditional surrogacy and gestational surrogacy?

There is a big difference between both types of surrogacy. In traditional surrogacy, surrogate mother goes to a procedure of artificial insemination and have a genetic link with the child. Whereas, In the Gestational surrogacy women carrier is implanted with the embryo created by sperm and egg. But there is no genetial link between surrogate mother and child.


Q) What is main objective of a surrogacy agreement?

The main objective of Surrogacy agreement is to aim at the intention and responsibility to each other. Subsequently surrogacy agreement states that the surrogate mother does not go for legal custody of the resulting child. It also tells all the rights and responsibility of intended parent.

Q) Which is better Surrogacy or Adoption?

In adoption, there is much more complex legal issue involved. There is no genetic relationship between child and parents.
These days couples who have problem in conceiving opt for surrogacy. Surrogacy has a genetic relationship between child and parents. In the condition of problem with conception, surrogacy can be done repeatedly.


Q) What is the reason that women agrees to gestational carrier for someone?

Most women agrees to become surrogate women because of the financial incentives. Many women are interested in helping couples who wants to experience the joy of parenthood.

Q) How soon can I get matched?

At Adam & Eve we have a large data of Surrogate mother who are ready for Altruistic surrogacy. We become ready as soon as patient gets started.

Q) Is it possible to identify child gender earlier?

No, Sex determination is banned in India.

Q) Is it possible to have multiple birth?


Yes, multiple births are very usual in ART procedures. More than 2 births can have serious impact on the health.

Q) Is surrogacy is legalized in India?

Yes, surrogacy is legalized in India.

Q) Will I get each information during the time of pregnancy?

Yes all the medical reports, health reports of Surrogate mother will be informed to the intended parents time to time.

Q) Should I carry any particular document?


Usually you need to carry your health certificate apart from passport and visa. You need a special visa for medical treatment.

Q) Whose name usually goes on the birth certificate of child?

According to (ICMR) guideline for the accreditation and regulation of ART clinics, name of commissioning parent goes on the child birth certificate.

Q) How much days it takes to get birth certificate?

In general, it takes 2-3 days after the birth of child to get original birth certificate.

Q) How to get my baby passport?

After birth certificate, you need to visit embassy and give them the original birth certificate. Then, they will issue  a temporary passport for the baby.