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    I'm finding it hard to understand how a woman can carry a child that is not biologically hers. Can someone explain ?
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    I'm finding it hard to understand how a woman can carry a child that is not biologically hers. Can someone explain ?
    Do you mean biologically/physically or emotionally?

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    Do you mean biologically/physically or emotionally?

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    Biologically/physically
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    Biologically/physically
    IVF. The intended parents sperm and egg are put together in a lab and then implanted in to the surrogate's uterus.
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    IVF. The intended parents sperm and egg are put together in a lab and then implanted in to the surrogate's uterus.
    So that means the baby is not at all related to the woman carrying it? The baby will come out looking like the intended parents instead of the one that gives birth to it?
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    So that means the baby is not at all related to the woman carrying it? The baby will come out looking like the intended parents instead of the one that gives birth to it?
    Yes. The surrogate simply carries the baby. They are not genetically related to the baby (unless acting as surrogate for a relative).
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    Yes. The surrogate simply carries the baby. They are not genetically related to the baby (unless acting as surrogate for a relative).
    Ok, thanks!
 
 
 
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