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Surrogacy Services Columbia City IN

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.

Randall K Carpenter
(260) 248-9090
333 N Oak St
Columbia City, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Wilhelmina P Garrison, MD
(260) 343-9667
333 N Oak St Ste EAST
Columbia City, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1980

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Gita Stiles Singh, MD
(260) 436-6667
7900 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 301
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1990

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Roger Edward Sporre, MD
(260) 432-4400
7635 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Lutheran Hosp -Indiana, Fort Wayne, In
Group Practice: Fort Wayne Ob/Gyn Consultants Llc On Dupont; Fort Wayne Ob Gyn Consultants Llc

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Dr.Michael Scott
(260) 432-4400
7635 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Parkview Mem Hosp, Fort Wayne, In
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Ronaldo B Toledo, MD
(843) 248-9247
333 N Oak St
Columbia City, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1982

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Randall K Carpenter, MD
(260) 744-6172
333 North Oak South
Columbia City, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1965

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Ravi D Raju
(260) 432-4400
7635 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
General Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Thomas C Wheeler
(260) 432-4400
7635 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Shelby Orison Cooper, MD
(260) 458-2001
7910 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 301
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1967

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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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