In pursuit of cheaper medical costs and lower paid surrogates, foreign patients in the midst of the process wonder what will happen to their embryos and pregnant surrogates now that new restrictions are in place.
Sanford is speaking at the International Bar Association's annual meeting in Vienna on October 8. Panel presentation entitled "Having a Family: A Human Right" and it is presented by Health and Life Sciences Section and LGBT Section.
"Outcomes of Fresh and Cryopreserved Oocyte Donation" reports that out of 11,148 IVF cycles using donor eggs in 2013, 2,227 (20%) used frozen eggs. The live birth rate after embryo transfer was 9% lower with frozen eggs.
We have seen a marked increase in straight and gay European, Asian, and South American singles and couples coming to us as intended parents eager to pursue surrogacy. It is important to establish a proper legal foundation for these transnational cases (as well as for those involving donor eggs). The immigration component is critical--we always ...