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harvesting eggs



My husband and I are in the beginning stages of discussing surrogacy. I am not sure what direction we will pursue, surrogacy or adoption. I would want my own egg used if we did pursue surrogacy. I have had a hysterectomy. My uterus, cervex, Fallopian tubes and one ovaries were removed. I do however have 1 ovary remaining. Is it possible/difficult to harvest eggs in this situation?
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Just wanted to warn you. In case you're looking down the UK surrogacy routes. The woman who gives birth is always treated as the mother in UK law. She has the right to keep the child. Even if they’re not genetically related!! However, parenthood can be transferred by parental order or adoption. Surrogacy contracts aren’t enforced by UK law. Even if you’ve a signed deal with your surrogate and have paid for her expenses!! It’s illegal to pay a surrogate in the UK. (Except for their reasonable expenses.) The child’s legal father or ‘second parent’ will be the surrogate’s husband or partner unless: Legal rights are given to someone else through a parental order or adoption;
The surrogate’s husband or civil partner didn’t give their permission to their wife or partner.
If your surrogate has no partner (Or they’re unmarried and not in a civil partnership) the child will have no legal father or second parent unless the partner actively consents.
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