Consideration of the gestational carrier: a committee opinion

Fertil Steril. 2013 Jun;99(7):1838-41. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.02.042. Epub 2013 Mar 29.

Abstract

Gestational carriers have a right to be fully informed of the risks of the surrogacy process and of pregnancy, should receive psychological evaluation and counseling, and should have independent legal counsel.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Compensation and Redress
  • Counseling
  • Emotions
  • Ethics Committees*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infertility*
  • Informed Consent
  • Pregnancy
  • Reproductive Techniques, Assisted* / adverse effects
  • Reproductive Techniques, Assisted* / economics
  • Reproductive Techniques, Assisted* / ethics
  • Reproductive Techniques, Assisted* / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Reproductive Techniques, Assisted* / psychology
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Surrogate Mothers* / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Surrogate Mothers* / psychology