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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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A THAI court has granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a Japanese millionaire who is their biological father, reviving a bizarre tale that captured tabloid headlines four years ago.
Parents, brokers and surrogate mothers connected to babies born after that date, however, would face legal action, the ministry warned, in guidelines officially disseminated to embassies in July last year.
Surrogate mothers (hired wombs) are no longer science fictions.
It seems that most of the contracts concluded in developed countries are motivated by money - the surrogate mothers are motivated by the possibility of income, being maintained during pregnancy or having compensation for unemployment during pregnancy.
Immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) and other ports are on alert for women leaving the country to serve as surrogate mothers for foreign couples.
Usually couples resort to surrogate mothers if the woman is unable to conceive or carry a pregnancy to full term.
However, the detailed implementation of this procedure is not stipulated that in theory suggests the emergence of various kinds of legal incidents, and in practice provides surrogate mothers the opportunity to blackmail the biological parents.
Deputies on Thursday will be discussing amendments to a law on surrogate mothers, which will require them to be on the island for the duration of their pregnancy.
TEHRAN (FNA)- An Israeli Boeing-747 returned from Nepal to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport, and among its 229 passengers were 15 Israeli babies, all born within the past six weeks to surrogate mothers in Nepal.
Also, in developing countries like India, several problems can arise regarding the appropriate treatment and compensation of surrogate mothers who are paid much less by foreigners than surrogate mothers in the western countries.
surrogate mothers have been employed by childless heterosexual German
Surrogate mothers, too, are not empowered to make informed choices as their decisions are solely driven by the need for money," said Lopamudra Mohanty of the WCD ministry.