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PamSmith26 wrote:
Angelica, how are you? I hope you're good. You raise a very good question. IVF is normally considered a better option than surrogacy. Maybe that's because in IVF you conceive yourself. However, in surrogacy, you're dependent on a surrogate. Maybe, people do not see that as something nice. It's crazy, it really is. We're in 2019! People still frown upon surrogacy. It's a blessing, to be fair! It's helping people get over infertility. I really wish people would stop looking at it in such a negative way. All these methods are supposed to help. Thank you for talking about this! It was really nice of you! Good luck with whatever you choose!

Have you heard about mitochondrial donation method??
Women that went through multiple unsuccessful IVF attempts, as well as of older reproductive age, need to restore oocyte mitochondria in order to successfully become pregnant. A woman can become pregnant only if there are functionally active mitochondria in her oocytes. Donation of mitochondria will allow thousands of hopeless women to give birth to a healthy child through IVF using mitochondrial donation. Mitochondrion is one of the most important components of any living cell, including the egg. In simple words, mitochondrion is the cell’s energy station. Essentially, its work consists in supplying the cell with vital energy for its normal functioning. To carry out such a procedure, an egg donor with a high functional activity of mitochondria (a blastocyst production rate of 70% or more), a patient (willing to get pregnant), and sperm for in vitro fertilization are required. Healthy functionally active mitochondria are taken from a donor’s oocyte and integrated with the patient’s cells. Next, fertilization with sperm and transfer of a healthy embryo into the patient’s uterus is performed.It's easy to look for details on bio tex com official site. You can also email them on the point. They're quick at responding. Normally, you will get your email response within 48 hours (for business day). If you’re not getting the answer please check your Spam folder. Communication outside the working time is possible only in case of emergency - this is understandable they cannot answer any time you want. But 2 days is quite fast for such a busy place.
Angelica turner wrote:
Hi everyone! I just want to know where do you guys stand on IVF and surrogacy. For me I considered both to be very benefactory however, IVF failed for me and I had to resort to Surrogacy from Ukraine to start my family. I just want to know why is it that everyone is open to IVF but when it comes to surrogacy people tend to back off from supporting. At least that was the case with me. Share your views guys.


As it has been already told, there are positives about each of the tx. IVF is a lot cheaper and you will still have a chance to become a mother yourself. But surrogacy even if a bit more expensive pretty much secures your 100 per cent chance of becoming a mother. It is only up to you. Sometimes IVF does not work. And surrogacy is left as one of the only options.
If you are still considering clinics and agencies, I'd advise you to contact World Center of Baby. I cannot stop advising it to everybody. as We are very happy clients of theirs.
You're going to experience sth completely different with using surrogacy instead of IVF. For those who have struggled with infertility and those with medical conditions that make pregnancy unsafe, surrogacy is often the answer to years of unsuccessful attempts to create a family.
Gestational surrogacy often enables one or both parents to maintain a biological relationship with their child. One can use own egg + partner's sperm; donor egg + partner's sperm; donor's motochondria+own egg+partner's sperm (the newest method).
Surrogacy creates relationships. As many intended parents become close with their surrogate and her family during the process, developing meaningful bonds that can last a lifetime. A legally binding contract outlining everyone’s expectations will be negotiated and signed prior to the embryo transfer. So everyone will know exactly what to expect during the surrogacy process. IP are often able to be involved in their surrogate’s pregnancy. They attend key appointments. They are present for important milestones, including the embryo transfer and birth. Surrogates have a proven track record of carrying healthy pregnancies, which often makes surrogacy more likely to be successful than fertility treatments for intended parents.
As I've already mentioned, surrogacy can be complicated. Gestational surrogacy involves complex medical procedures, and surrogacy laws. Legal processes can be overwhelming at times. It is important to work closely with a trusted professional to ensure the process is completed safely and legally. Surrogacy costs can be significant. Because of the number of people and services required to complete a successful surrogacy, surrogacy can be expensive. Surrogacy requires you to let go of some control. While intended parents typically enjoy a greater sense of control and involvement than families pursuing adoption, you will need to relinquish some control and trust your surrogate to carry the pregnancy for you. Similar to a traditional pregnancy, surrogacy can take its toll on one’s body. Surrogates must undergo screenings. Attend interviews and appointments, and carry a baby for 9 months. During this time, gestational carriers are asked not to engage in any risky or strenuous physical activity that could endanger the pregnancy. Biotex takes good care of its surrogates. At the end of it all, the reward of delivering a new family member surpasses any temporary inconvenience.
@Member609683, I'm glad to hear you're experiencing your process the best. We've been successful with Bio Tex Com clinic in Kiev. There definitely are some great reproductive centers in Ukraine - everyone can choose which suits the best his expectations/pocket.
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I've been recently mentioning this very new option - the donation of mitochondria. So if it goes about the egg quality - you may definitely have a closer look onto~~ The Ukrainian clinic offers patients who are above 40 and for those, who suffer from low levels of AMH, an innovative program that makes it possible to get pregnant with their own eggs. Mitochondria replacement therapy is an innovation and a breakthrough in the field of ART and the fertility treatment. This program gives women, who underwent numerous unsuccessful IVF cycles, aged 40+, patients with low mitochondrial functional activity, an excellent chance to give birth to a child who shares a genetic relationship with her and her partner. Mitochondrion is one of the most important components of any living cell, including the egg. In simple words, mitochondrion is the cell’s energy station. Essentially, its work consists in supplying the cell with vital energy for its normal functioning. Women that went through multiple unsuccessful IVF attempts, as well as of older reproductive age, need to restore oocyte mitochondria in order to successfully become pregnant. A woman can become pregnant only if there are functionally active mitochondria in her oocytes. Moreover its DNA is not the same as Human DNA. You don't use the donor egg core as in De IVF procedure. (In this case the baby's genetically linked to the donor, not you. And if you're using mitochondria only from the donor's egg to supply own egg with more needed energy -then it don't effect the baby's DNA - your baby's genetically related to YOU!) Quite a method to count on, isn't it?
Yes. Surrogacy in Ukraine rocks.
There are so many great clinics and agencies. WCOB is one of them!
We have signed with it. And if anyone is interested, here is their website - http://worldcenterofbaby.com
Hope all of us succeed! xx
Sharing this piece of information. VIP Surrogacy Package (waiting time: up to-2,5 months) 49.900 euros at bio tex com consists of:
Medical Part: Medical tests and checks for all participants of the program (intended parents, surrogate
mother and egg donor). Medications for all participants of the program (Intended Parents, Surrogate Mother and Egg Donor). Unlimited IVF cycles. Pregnancy care (pregnancy monitoring) for the Surrogate Mother. DNA paternity test in their partnering laboratory. PGD service to detect the possible genetic abnormalities and sex of a baby(s) (if indicated). In case of the premature birth all the expenses related to additional medical treatment, special medical equipment utilization etc. are covered by them from the first day of birth. The child´s doctor attends the baby every day. Besides customers are provided with the 24/7 phone consultation of a leading English-speaking pediatrician and if needed this leading pediatrician visits the baby upon the request. In case of miscarriage compensation to a surrogate mother is paid by them. Customers are provided with the complete physical checkup of the baby(s) by the focused specialists. Customers can be present during the delivery and stay with a baby in the maternity hospital in separate room until the discharge. Needed injections are performed by the coming nurse domiciliary - in the apartments where the customers are staying. Customers can be provided with the services of the surrogate mother who has already had the experience of a surrogacy.
Legal Support and Paperwork: Surrogacy contract elaborations. Support on the final stage of the process for obtaining the birth certificate for a baby(s) and travel documents for them to leave the country.
Organization and Coordination: VIP service for the clients in the days of visits (no waiting list, etc/.) Customers are provided with the babysitter services from 9 o´clock in the morning till 6 o´clock in the evening. Customers are provided with the VIP support package: transportation, food based on the
restaurant menu, separate apartment, services of attending housemaid, a car with a personal driver, smartphone and SIM card of Ukrainian mobile operator. Accommodation is provided for four (4) months after birth. Customers are provided with the newborn package- all the things needed to take care of a newborn baby. I believe this is also a nice plan to beat infertility if all the other options have been exhausted..
Hey Angelica, I hope you are doing well. I think it is not about options in such cases. It's like you don't even have a choice. Both the procedures are made for different people. Not everyone one is a candidate. It's a common misconception I feel like. So, for example, I had to go for surrogacy mainly because I didn't have any other choice. This is my only hope. I am glad that you were able to make a decision regarding this as well. I hope your process goes well. I am in the last phase of the process. the surrogate mother is pregnant. We are desperately waiting for the final call. Hoping for the best. Good luck to you.
There are many reasons why more and more IP are moving to eastern Europe to seek surrogacy luck. Their law seems to be more stable and favourable to IP more than to surrogates. Firstly, this is the low cost of surrogate pregnancy. Would-be parents from nearby west European countries including the UK and from as far as Australia and the USA are seeking surrogacy there for this very reason. The process is well regulated. Only women who have given birth before are qualified to become surrogate mothers. Agencies/clinics usually don’t accept surrogates who drink, smoke or take drugs and that’s obvious. Typical surrogate moms are between 20 and 40 yrs. IP are usually given several profiles they can choose from. Before going straight for pregnancy a surrogate has to undergo extensive medical testing. Usually these are gynecological examinations, blood tests, and screening for various sexually-transmitted diseases among many others. She also has to go through psychological screening to make sure she’s mentally healthy. Usually a surrogate is given continual counseling along with the parents. In countries where commercial surrogacy is legal like Ukraine a surrogate will have zero parental rights over the child. It may only require some paperwork so that you can be legally named parents of the child. All you need to worry about is acquiring an exit visa for the child.
Before going into the actual process with a clinic make sure your agency/clinic performs regular checks and ‘home visits’ on the surrogate since you can’t be there physically to do it on your own. For those considering surrogacy I’d just send all the best of luck as the track is challenging. Though it does look much better after some self education. Have a fab week!
Andie.Berg wrote:
Hey Angelica, I hope you are doing well. I think it is not about options in such cases. It's like you don't even have a choice. Both the procedures are made for different people. Not everyone one is a candidate. It's a common misconception I feel like. So, for example, I had to go for surrogacy mainly because I didn't have any other choice. This is my only hope. I am glad that you were able to make a decision regarding this as well. I hope your process goes well. I am in the last phase of the process. the surrogate mother is pregnant. We are desperately waiting for the final call. Hoping for the best. Good luck to you.

Surrogacy is surely the way out to count on. Friends of mine applied for surrogacy with Ukrainian clinic time ago. Were satisfied they got their daughter in a years time. I believe this is time wise as couples usually expect this process to be much longer. I would love to read any updates on the point. This board has always been a huge support for me, I guess for lots of people here. Wishing everyone his amazing luck!
Member609683 wrote:
Yes. Surrogacy in Ukraine rocks.
There are so many great clinics and agencies. WCOB is one of them!
We have signed with it. And if anyone is interested, here is their website - http://worldcenterofbaby.com
Hope all of us succeed! xx

Definitely! Yep, the UK is not set up for surrogacy. Though the aspects of surrogacy which are illegal there are: You cannot advertise that you are looking for a surrogate mother. And it is a criminal offence for a third party to provide matching services for profit. If you decide on a US surrogacy route, you will sign a surrogacy contract which is legally binding in the USA.The specifics of how the law works will depend on the law of the state where your surrogate lives, but in most US states there is some kind of court process to go through to ratify the agreement and enable you to be recorded as the parents on your child’s US birth certificate. However, you will still need your surrogate’s consent to become the legal parents in the UK after your child is born. It is therefore equally important that your relationship is one of trust and confidence. At birth, UK law treats your surrogate as your child’s legal mother. If she is married or in a civil partnership, her spouse or civil partner will be your child’s other parent. If she is not married, you (or one of you if you are a couple) might be the other legal parent, but the rules are complicated. The law applies irrespective of who the biological parents are, and of any foreign birth certificate or court order. It means that any foreign birth certificate you have which names you both as the parents will not be recognised for the purposes of UK law!!! To escape such complications I’d obviously look onto surrogacy in eastern Europe. Ukraine is one of those having high success rates.
When I was choosing this process for us it was really a tough decision to make. Mainly because in the area we live in the cost of it is very high. So high that it was a complete no for us. However, we didn't want the financial restrictions to come in between. Therefore, it was then that we started looking abroad. Finally found a clinic in east Europe. The one you are talking about. They offer two packages. The standard and the VIP package. I found both of these very attractive. They were reasonable as compared to all the other clinics I had contacted earlier. I also liked how they offered accommodation as well. My process went great with them. They focused on quality which was something that was really hard to find in others. Good luck to all.
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