Surrogacy is one of the most life-changing decisions that you can make to start your family. Becoming surrogate is another main decision that a woman makes after keeping a number of points in mind. It is for those who are carrying someone else’s child – an emotionally taxing process, which comes with all of the risks and trials of a natural pregnancy.
Being a surrogate mother is an ideal decision to make, but consider the risk of being a surrogate mother before you commit to a year or more of fertility treatments – mainly to carry a child who isn’t yours and a close relationship with a couple who desperately want a baby.
There are various risks – extend to most surrogate gestational pregnancies. However, speaking to your doctor, your fertility clinic and your surrogacy agency is vital to determine what your personal health, financial and emotional risks could be based on your situation.
Miscarriage is also counted as the most common cause of low birth rate in surrogacy. With any pregnancy, there is also the risk of surrogacy miscarriage or preterm labour.
It is vital to keep stay in contact with a doctor or completely in the observation of IVF Specialist or clinic where doctors are helping in completing the surrogacy process.
Some other common medical conditions may also take place like nausea from morning sickness, weight gain, swelling, heartburn, and uncomfortable side effects.
Miscarriage is a common problem – mainly at some point for the duration of their reproductive lives. Some women – whether surrogate or giving birth to a child through their own egg, are prone to miscarriage.
However, no specific underlying cause is found. Some common issues that cause miscarriage include:
- Embryo chromosomal abnormalities and parental chromosomal abnormalities
- Genetic Mutations and thrombophilias
- Immune causes of Miscarriage and Uterine Abnormalities and miscarriage
- Progesterone deficiency and miscarriage and environmental causes
Before any severe cause of miscarriage, it is better to consult with doctors or stay in connection with your doctor. It will be helpful in providing you with a way to stay away from potential risk.
You have to schedule an appointment with the doctor and consult to avoid the risk of miscarriage.
Ravi Sharma is the director at ARTbaby Global (ARThealthcare). And a successful pharmacist and a marketer. He loves to write about IVF, Surrogacy and other ART (assisted reproductive technology) news, issues, and updates. He is a Pharmacy graduate (B. Pharm) and M.B.A (marketing).