gestational carrier

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gestational carrier

n.
A woman who is pregnant with an implanted embryo that she carries for another person or couple.
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Code 20-15, which provides rights to a husband of a gestational mother but fails to address the rights of a wife of a gestational mother in a same-sex marriage.
The genetic mother inevitably prevails over the gestational mother as the natural parent of the child.
449, 451 (2009) (explaining the permutation in traditional surrogacy contracts whereby the surrogate "serves as both the genetic and the gestational mother to a child conceived with [third-party] donor gametes").
Maternity is assigned to the gestational mother: Some are inclined to label the gestational mother as the legal mother of the clone, because they focus on parturition-labor, delivery and birth.
It is unfair to hold the gestational mother legally responsible for a child she did not want, did not intend to parent, and is not genetically related to.
and father, an intended mother and father, and a gestational mother.
to see the case where one partner was in fact the genetic mother and the other mother was the gestational mother [K.
The court discards this argument, noting in footnote one that it could conceivably treat both the genetic mother and the gestational mother as parents.
29) With IVF, donors may provide both ova and sperm, so there are potentially four people with parental interests: the genetic father (sperm donor), the genetic mother (egg donor), the gestational mother, and the husband of the gestational mother.
The committee's unanimous conclusion to ban reproductive cloning--cloning to produce a child for rearing--rested chiefly on profound concerns for the physical safety both of the baby produced and of the gestational mother.
Shanley's emphasis on the relationship between fetus and gestational mother during pregnancy suggests that her definition of equality would not require equal treatment of a semen donor.
The UPA, which defines the legal relationship between a child and his or her parents regardless of their marital status, has never been applied to a case involving two lesbian women where one is the genetic mother and the other the gestational mother of their children.

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