Fertility Talk with RSC NJ
Fertility Talk with RSC NJ

The Role of a Gestational Carrier

January 15, 201712 min
When a woman cannot carry a healthy pregnancy, she can turn to a gestational carrier, a surrogate who carries the fetus created from the egg and sperm of the parents.“Gestational carrier” is a term used to describe a surrogate who carries a pregnancy created from the egg and sperm of the parents. The eggs (oocytes) of the biological mother are inseminated with sperm of her partner, fertilized, grown to embryos in a Petri dish and then placed into the gestational carrier in a process similar to IVF.Listen as Hina Ahmed, MS explains how The Reproductive Science Center of NJ will coordinate the care of the biological parents and gestational carrier for a couple wishing to have children.

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