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How much does it cost to carry my partners eggs?

The cost of having your partner’s eggs carried will depend on a variety of factors, including the type of fertility treatment needed and the area where you live. Generally, carrying your partner’s eggs can range from a few thousand dollars up to $20,000 or more.

Costs will also depend on the clinic you choose to work with, as well as any additional services or tests you opt for along the way. In particular, genetic testing can increase the cost significantly, with pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) potentially adding up to $5,000.

The exact cost of carrying your partner’s eggs should be discussed with your fertility doctor, who will provide details on any treatments and services they offer, as well as their prices.

Can a woman carry someone else’s egg?

Yes, it is possible for a woman to carry someone else’s egg. This process is called gestational surrogacy and involves the surrogate mother carrying a fertilized egg, or embryo, that was created using the eggs of an egg donor and the sperm of a male partner or donor.

The surrogate mother then carries the child to term without any genetic connection to the child. In rare cases a surrogate mother may also provide eggs to be used in combination with the male partner’s or donor’s sperm to create the embryo.

In either case, the surrogate mother will not have any genetic connection to the child she is carrying. Before a gestational surrogacy arrangement is finalized, all parties must meet with a fertility specialist and a reproductive attorney to ensure all legal and medical issues are taken into consideration.

Can I carry my egg and my partners egg at the same time?

Yes, you can carry your egg and your partner’s egg at the same time. You could carry both eggs in your hands, or you can use two hands; one to hold your egg and one to hold your partner’s egg. You could also use an egg carrier or container to transport both eggs safely and securely.

Additionally, you can use a basket with two sections or compartments so that each egg can be separated. Whichever option you choose, make sure to keep the eggs securely balanced and at a steady pace to ensure that you don’t drop them.

Does a surrogate pass on DNA?

Yes, a surrogate passes on DNA to a child they give birth to as a result of the surrogate pregnancy. Surrogacy is a process by which a woman agrees to carry a pregnancy for a couple or individual who desire a child but cannot conceive or carry a child on their own.

During this process, the surrogate’s egg is fertilized with the intended parent’s or donor’s sperm, and this fertilized egg is then transferred to the surrogate’s uterus. Because the egg comes from the surrogate mother, in these cases the surrogate mother’s genetic material will be passed on to the child.

This means the surrogate mother will be related to, and the biological mother of, the child she gives birth to.

Can I use my daughters eggs to get pregnant?

No, you cannot use your daughter’s eggs to get pregnant because, even if she were willing to donate her eggs, it would be highly unethical for a doctor to perform the procedure and it would also be illegal in most jurisdictions.

Egg donation is a highly regulated process that involves multiple steps of screening and testing for both the donor and the recipient. The potential psychological, ethical, and legal implications of such a procedure are too grave to undertake.

Moreover, egg donation carries its own unique set of health risks and complications to both the mother and the child that is born from the donation. If you are considering getting pregnant, it is advised to explore other options such as adoption or fertility treatments rather than using eggs from a close family member.

Do surrogates get paid if they miscarry?

Yes, surrogates are typically paid even in the event of a miscarriage. The exact amount of payment is determined prior to the start of the surrogacy process and will vary from case to case. Commonly, surrogates will receive payments for medical expenses, lost wages, and other related costs if a miscarriage occurs.

Most surrogacy contracts will also specify what is expected of both the surrogate and intended parents if a miscarriage occurs. This will usually include the details of any required medical tests, counseling sessions, or other forms of medical follow-up care.

It is also important to note that many surrogacy contracts will not reimburse the surrogate for the costs associated with the termination of rights in the event of a miscarriage.

All in all, surrogates can expect to be paid in the event of a miscarriage provided that the surrogacy contract allows for it. Ultimately, it is important for surrogates and intended parents alike to have a clear and mutually agreed upon understanding of the payment process before the surrogacy agreement is finalized.

Is surrogacy covered by insurance?

The answer to whether or not surrogacy is covered by insurance depends on a few factors. Generally, insurance coverage of surrogacy will depend on the type of policy and the insurance company. Some insurance policies have exclusions for surrogacy, while others may have language that allows it.

It is important to check with the particular policy to determine exactly what is covered.

When researching insurance coverage of surrogacy, it is useful to look into the policy’s infertility coverage. If the policy covers infertility treatments, it usually covers surrogacy. Many insurance companies are beginning to offer coverage for some of the costs associated with surrogacy, such as egg retrieval, laboratory fees and ancillary services.

It is important to note, however, that not all policies offer comprehensive coverage for all aspects of surrogacy.

Ultimately, potential surrogates should check with their insurance company to see what is covered as it pertains to their specific policy. It is also advisable to seek the guidance of a surrogacy professional or attorney who can provide further clarification on insurance coverage.

Can a baby look like the surrogate mother?

It is possible for a baby to look like the surrogate mother, though it is unlikely. Although a baby can inherit genetic material from both the intended parents and the surrogate mother, they are more likely to look more like one of the intended parents.

Surrogates typically have no genetic connection to the child they are carrying, so the child’s physical appearance is more likely to be determined through the genetics of the intended parents. Similarly, a surrogate mother can carry a baby for another person, but the baby will look like their biological parents.

Although it’s possible for a baby to look like their surrogate mother, it is important to consider that it may also be confusing or difficult to process for the intended parents and their child. Generally speaking, it is often advised to be upfront and honest with a child about their biological origin.

This way, the child is aware of the role each unique individual in their life played in their development.

How much DNA does a surrogate mother share with the baby?

A surrogate mother does not genetically contribute to the baby she is carrying. In other words, the surrogate mother does not share any of her own DNA with the baby. However, if the surrogate mother is carrying the baby for someone else, meaning that her egg was not used in the pregnancy, then the baby will share DNA with the other biological parent.

For example, if the surrogate mother is carrying the baby for a single father, then the baby will share his DNA. If the surrogate mother is carrying the baby for a couple who are both contributing genetically, then the baby will share the DNA of both parents.

In such cases, the surrogate mother is essentially acting as a gestational carrier and will not have any shared DNA with the baby.

Is a surrogate baby biologically the fathers?

Yes, a surrogate baby is biologically the father’s. Under current law, a surrogate baby is legally considered the birth parent of the surrogate mother’s husband or partner if the surrogate agrees and the surrogate has signed an agreement agreeing the husband or partner is the legal father.

The surrogate baby is genetically related to the father through their sperm, so in this case the baby is biologically the father’s. Because of the genetic link between the father’s sperm and the baby, the baby can also have genetic characteristics common to the father, such as hair color, eye color, and facial features.

This means that even if the surrogate mother is the legal parent of the baby, the baby is still biologically linked to the father.

Are surrogate children biologically yours?

No, surrogate children are not biologically yours. In most cases, surrogacy involves the transfer of a woman’s egg that has been fertilized with sperm from the intended father or a sperm donor into the uterus of the surrogate mother, who will then carry and give birth to the child.

As a result, the surrogate mother is the biological mother of the child and the intended parents are the legal parents. However, depending on the intended parents’ wishes, the child may have the intended father’s genetic material, if he is the sperm donor or if the intended father and mother each contributed their own egg and sperm for the fertility process.

Additionally, some couples choose to carry out gestational surrogacy, in which the surrogate mother does not provide any genetic material and has no biological link to the child.

Can 2 women’s eggs make a baby?

Yes, two women’s eggs can make a baby. This is possible through a process called reciprocal intracytoplasmic sperm injection (RISI), which is a type of fertility treatment that involves using a needle to inject a single sperm into the cytoplasm of a donor egg and transferring it to the uterus of a woman who wants to become pregnant.

This process bypasses the traditional fertilization procedure, which requires a sperm cell to penetrate a female egg cell. RISI is commonly used in fertility treatments for couples who have difficulty conceiving a child naturally, through intrauterine insemination for example, or for couples who are unable to use a donor sperm.

In the case of two women, this could include couples who are in a lesbian relationship, as one of the women can provide the egg and the other can carry the pregnancy and give birth to the baby. RISI can also be used in cases where the donated egg is from a known egg donor or from the intended mother or co-mother.

Ultimately, the process provides an alternative for women who wish to have a child that is genetically linked to both partners.

Can 2 girls have a baby?

No, in most cases, two girls cannot have a baby without assisted reproductive technology. While both women may contribute genetic material, such as an egg and sperm, to the baby, a third party is typically needed to facilitate the conception.

This third party could be a sperm donor, a fertility clinic, or another medical professional. In addition, a surrogate mother may be used to carry the baby for the two female parents. Currently, a handful of countries allow two-mother pregnancies, but in most cases, the third-party assistance is needed.

Can a child have 2 biological mothers?

No, as of 2020, it is not possible for a child to have two biological mothers. During conception, a child is created when an egg from a female donor is fertilized by sperm from a male donor. Currently, there is no way to create a child with two eggs from a female donor.

Additionally, there are biological restrictions that prevent a single egg from being fertilized by two sperm cells.

There are, however, other options for a child to have two mothers. The advent of assisted reproductive technology (ART) has enabled gay couples and single parents to have children. While not technically having two biological mothers, ART enables two or more individuals to work together to create a child that reflects the genetic contribution of all parties.

This is done through in vitro fertilization (IVF), where a donor egg is fertilized with donor sperm and then placed into one of the female partner’s uterus. This allows the female partner to give birth to the baby even though the egg has been fertilized by the sperm of an unrelated male donor.

Additionally, gestational surrogacy is an option for same-sex couples and single people who are medically unable to have children on their own. In this situation, a surrogate carries the baby until birth.

The surrogate uses an egg and sperm from the intended parents or a donor couple to conceive the baby, meaning the baby has the genetic makeup of both the egg donor and the intended parents.

In summary, it is not currently possible for a child to have two biological mothers. However, assisted reproductive technology and gestational surrogacy provide options for two or more individuals to work together to create a child.

Can a baby be made from 2 sperm?

No, a baby cannot be made from two sperm. A baby requires only one sperm to fertilize an egg in order to be created. Two sperm can never join together to make a baby, as it is biologically impossible.

The chromosomal structure of a human being requires 46 chromosomes, 23 from the mother (egg) and 23 from the father (sperm). If two sperm were to merge, it would result in an embryo with 44 chromosomes (22 from the egg and 22 from both sperm combined) which is not enough for the baby to develop properly.

Additionally, the two sperm cells would have different genders, resulting in an embryo with both sexual characteristics which would not survive. Therefore, it is clear that a baby from two sperm cells cannot be created.