Friday, 29 June 2018

Surrogacy in UK - What You Need To Know About Having A Baby

At Kiran Fertility Services we are committed to helping everybody to have a baby via surrogacy regardless of race, religion, sexusal orientation or fact that you are or you are not legally married. Different countries have different laws in regards to surrogacy and it is important to know the facts. 

People may choose to use a surrogate for all sorts of reasons - fertility issues, preexisting health problems, issues with previous pregnancies or age-related concerns - and of course, it can seem like a no-brainer for same-sex couples or single people looking to have a family of their own.

There are two types of legal surrogacy in the UK
- gestational - where the surrogate is implanted with an embryo that has been fertilised in a lab using the intended mother's or donor's egg and the intended father's or donor's sperm. 
- traditional surrogacy - where the surrogate's own egg is fertilised by the intended father's sperm.

The current law in UK means parents having a baby through surrogacy must apply for a court order to gain legal rights over the child once it has been born.
It can also mean that if a surrogate mother changes her mind about giving up the child, parents could face a long legal battle to try and claim the baby. This is because current rules in the UK give a woman automatic parentage over any child she gives birth to, even if the child is not biologically her own. 
We have many Intended Parents joining one of our surrogacy programs at both Surrogacy Kenya and Surrogacy Ukraine from UK to avoid situations like that and also because of the fact that surrogacy abroad is much more affordable.

Being a surrogate isn't an easy job  - pregnancy puts a massive strain on the body. Most surrogates don’t get into it for the money in UK. They do it because they love children, and they want to help people who cannot have them.
All surrogates, whether traditional or gestational, are required to complete a health screening form - and in some cases may be required to show evidence of their blood tests to the potential parents or their representatives.