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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ROBBIE Williams and wife Ayda will reportedly celebrate their daughter's first birthday with her surrogate mother in Hawaii.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a Bill which prohibits commercial surrogacy and allows "altruistic surrogacy" which does not involve monetary compensation to the surrogate mother apart from medical expenses and insurance coverage during the pregnancy.
A surrogate mother is a woman who agrees to become pregnant and give birth to a child for another person.
A surrogate mother can earn anywhere between 400,000 and 1.2 million rupees (US$5,628-16,885) per birth, depending on the clinic she attends and its location, while the industry as a whole is worth billions of US dollars.
The growing body of case law on surrogate motherhood might cause one to ask whether it is fair to require commissioning parents and the surrogate mother to jump through so many legal hoops--especially considering there are no similar legal requirements for procreating through sexual intercourse.
Both "commercial surrogacy", where the surrogate mother is paid, and "altruistic surrogacy", where the surrogate mother is not compensated, are subject to the harshest scrutiny.
The surrogate mother refused to hand over Carmen to Lake and Santos when she discovered that the two were gay.
Key words: Surrogacy, surrogate mother, child, welfare of a child, ethics.
According to reports in the Turkish Cypriot press, little Sofia is back in the hands of her biological mother, Russian national Olga Mirimskaya, 55, after the surrogate mother, Svetlana Bezpiataia, 40, also a Russian, was arrested by the authorities in the north, together with three Greek Cypriots and an Albanian suspected of involvement in the child's alleged kidnapping.
T he proposed law is silent on crucial aspects like: 1) rights of the child if the adoptive-parents reject it mid-way or after birth; 2) rights of the surrogate mother if she faces health issues during and after pregnancy; 3) Rights of the family of surrogate mother if she loses life in the process of child birth; 4) Mandatory time period (spacing out) between previous pregnancy and the current one for the surrogate mother; 5) Couples who marry late in life (after 40s); 6) single women who do not want to marry but want to be mother nevertheless.
According to Russian Federal law (Article 55) 'On the basics of protection of the health of citizens in the Russian Federation' surrogacy is carrying and giving birth to a child within the contract, which is signed by surrogate mother and biological parents who gave their own sex cells.