A gestational carrier or a gestational surrogate is an arrangement where a single embryo or embryos are implanted into a woman and the woman carries the pregnancy to term for intended parents to have a child. A woman who is unable to bear a child due to severe medical conditions that would prevent carrying a pregnancy safely due to removal of uterus or recurrent miscarriage.

Eggs from intended mother or egg donor and sperm from intended father or sperm donor are fertilized to produce embryos. The embryo (s) is (are) transferred to the gestational carrier. The gestational carrier does not have genetic relationship to the child. Intended parents take over parenting responsibilities right after the gestational carrier delivers a baby.

GARSI offers a gestational carrier database for intended parents. GARSI will provide an access code to database for each intended parents. Either, GARSI provide couple of candidates’ profile that may meet intended parents’ preferences.

Register as intended parents
Select surrogate and retain
Consultation with IVF physician
Medical and psychological evaluation of the surrogate
Legal agreements
Legal clearance issued to the IVF center
Surrogate cycle begins and starts medications
Embryo transfer
Pregnancy test – ultrasound and blood tests
Surrogated released to her OB/GYN
Pre-birth order filed
Baby born
Pick up birth certificate and U.S. passport
Return to home