surrogate mother


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surrogate mother

n.
1. A woman who agrees, usually for pay, to give birth to a child resulting from artificial insemination or the implantation of an already fertilized egg and who surrenders any parental rights to a third party.
2. One that acts as, serves as, or is a mother substitute.

surrogate motherhood n.

surrogate mother

n
(Medicine) a woman who bears a child on behalf of a couple unable to have a child, either by artificial insemination from the man or implantation of an embryo from the woman
surrogacy n

sur′rogate moth′er


n.
1. a person who acts in the place of another person's biological mother.
2.
a. a woman who helps a couple to have a child by carrying to term an embryo conceived by the couple and transferred to her uterus; gestational carrier.
b. a woman who helps a couple to have a child by being inseminated with the man's sperm and either donating the embryo for transfer to the woman's uterus or carrying it to term.
[1975–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surrogate mother - a woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do sosurrogate mother - a woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do so; "a surrogate mother is artificially inseminated with the father's semen and carries the fetus to term"
female parent, mother - a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); "the mother of three children"
Translations
náhradní matka
rugemorsurrogatmor
kohdunvuokraaja
surogatna majka
béranya
代理母
대리모
náhradná matka
surrogatmamma
ผู้หญิงที่รับอุ้มท้องแทน
người mẹ đẻ thay

surrogate mother

nmadre f biologica

surrogate

(ˈsarəgeit) noun
a person or thing that is considered or used as a substitute for another person or thing.
surrogate ˈmother noun
a woman who has a baby for another woman who is unable to have babies.

surrogate mother

أُمٌّ بَدِيلَة náhradní matka rugemor Leihmutter ανάδοχη μητέρα madre de alquiler, madre sustituta kohdunvuokraaja mère porteuse surogatna majka madre surrogata 代理母 대리모 draagmoeder surrogatmor matka zastępcza mãe de aluguel, mãe de aluguer суррогатная мать surrogatmamma ผู้หญิงที่รับอุ้มท้องแทน taşıyıcı anne người mẹ đẻ thay 代孕母亲
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Partial surrogacy is when the surrogate mother provides the egg and the sperm from the intended father is used.
A surrogate mother may be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses.
According to the new Act, only a court can decide if someone may act as a surrogate mother.
In India, surrogate mothers lose their rights to the child as soon as it is born, while in the UK, a surrogate mother who has provided the egg can claim the baby as her own at any time during the first two years of the child's life.
Many of the show's lighter moments, at least initially, will be provided by Slavin's character, who is so afraid the surrogate mother isn't watching her health that he essentially begins stalking her in order to monitor her every move.
Cons: Stories feel awfully contrived: Parents reject a baby when it's proved that a surrogate mother got pregnant before being artificially inseminated; a father wants to start a family ``with'' his late wife - killed in Iraq - with her sister; a gay dad-to-be stalks a surrogate mom, and that's just tonight.
If Sarah thinks about the assignment, she would realize that the family starting with Lisa's sister Helene Browning wants her to be a surrogate mother to May.
I read that there were two types of surrogacy; host is where the surrogate mother bears the baby for the parents who have fertilised their own egg; straight surrogacy is where the man's sperm is used to fertilise the surrogate herself, making her the genetic mother.
19,20) A woman diagnosed with cervical cancer, for instance, might be able to freeze her eggs, then later use in-vitro fertilization to create an embryo that a surrogate mother could carry.
The personality of Frances (Janet's mother and surrogate mother to Edie) is especially good as she goes from a woman in her late 40s to an elderly, in woman facing death.
Controlling the beast is its mahout, a surrogate mother, of sorts, who raises the animal from birth, seated on the pachyderm's neck.
Becoming a surrogate mother does not result in high levels of anxiety, surprising new research has revealed.