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Surrogacy Services Claymont DE

When a woman is unable to carry a child, whether due to to medical, genetic or social reasons, the couple or single woman may choose to find a surrogate mother who can carry the baby. For more detailed information please read on the following article.

Beth R Schubert, MD
(302) 224-9400
875 AAA Blvd
Newark, DE
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Just for Women Ob/Gyn PA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard Wayne Leader, MD
(302) 421-4775
2002 Foulk Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Languages
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Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1987
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Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: St Francis Ob/Gyn Ctr

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Dwight Melvyn Moore, MD
(302) 475-2502
2006 Foulk Rd Ste A
Wilmington, DE
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1976

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Oona Kapur Likhyani, MD
Wilmington, DE
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
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Medical School: Allegheny Univ Of Hlth Sciences, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 2002

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Dr.Stanley Wiercinski
(302) 421-4775
2002 Foulk Rd # A
Wilmington, DE
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M
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg
Year of Graduation: 1991
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Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Lawrence S Borow MD
(610) 668-1170
146 Montgomery Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Swathi S Vanguri
(302) 477-9660
2106 Silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Anna Marie D'Amico
(302) 477-9660
2106 Silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nieva Duque Salva, MD
2500 Grubb Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1967

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(302) 475-1556
2500 Grubb Road
Wilmington, DE
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Surrogacy

Surrogacy

When a woman is unable to carry a child, whether due to to medical, genetic or social reasons, the couple or single woman may choose to find a surrogate mother who can carry the baby.

Medical circumstances that may prevent a woman from carrying a child:

  • Recurrent abortion or premature labor
  • Dangers to the life of the Intended Mother - for example, severe heart, kidney or respiratory disease, unstable diabetes, or severe high blood pressure.

Genetic diseases in which there is a significant risk of an abnormal gene being passed on to the fetus can be avoided either by surrogacy or by IVF using a donor egg .

When the genetic disease needs to be carried by both partners in order to be of significant risk, AID - artificial insemination using donor sperm can also be an option.

The baby born by surrogacy may be the biological child of:

Both parents - the egg is retrieved from the IM - intended mother and joined with sperm from the IF - intended father. This is known as Gestational Surrogacy (the surrogate mother has no genetic connection to the child).

Mother & sperm donor - the egg is retrieved from the IM - intended mother and joined with donor sperm. This is another type of Gestational Surrogacy.

Surrogate mother & IF (intended father) - the surrogate mother goes through a process of AI (artificial insemination) using the IF's sperm. This is known as Traditional Surrogacy (the surrogate mother is biologically the mother of the baby).

Neither parent - often also referred to as embryo adoption. The surrogate mother may or may not be a biological parent in this case.

The biological background of the child, and not its surrogate mother, determine the baby's genetics -- the way the baby will look, its blood type, height, and all other physical traits.

Additional Issues

Payment is frequently given to the surrogate mother. Fees are intended to cover all medical costs incurred throughout the pregnancy and for payment to the surrogate mother. This is known as surrogacy compensation.

In all surrogacy situations, legal issues are an important issue to consider. Make sure any arrangement is as safe as possible for both sides.

There are many agencies worldwide that specialize in surrogacy arrangements. Investigate the agency you choose and make sure to get recommendations from other couples who have used it.

Summary of surrogacy laws by state in the US .

This site presents stories both of surrogate mothers and of intended parents.

Sherrie's Story (TS)
Stephanie's Story
Rosie's Story
Beth's Story
Michelle's Story
Lia 's Story
Katherine's Story (TS)

Also see: Poems for a Surrogate Mother .
New! Questions to Ask a Potential Surrogate

Publication by HFEA (UK) - Egg Donation and Egg Sharing

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