Third-Party Reproduction Evaluations
Before helping a couple or person get pregnant, third parties must be checked out. These tests look at the patient's physical and mental health as well as how well they understand the risks and benefits of the procedure. A gestational carrier, donor, or surrogate mother can help someone else have a baby (also known as a surrogate). People should think about all their options before making a choice.
Medical checkups are important for getting pregnant. These tests make sure that a woman who is pregnant is healthy. Prenatal genetic testing may identify carriers of hereditary illnesses. Professionals at the Centre for Fertility and Reproductive Counselling give advice to couples who are thinking about the therapy.
Counseling may be a part of exams for reproductive health. Counselors can help couples and single people deal with the emotional effects of having to rely on others to get pregnant. Before using a third party, people should think about how they want to have children.
Many people are looking into third-party reproduction as a way to start or grow their families. However, it isn't the best choice for everyone and should be carefully thought through.
First health check for a third-party pregnancy
A health questionnaire is filled out by blood donors so that genetic defects and diseases can be found. Possible donors will also have their fertility checked to make sure their ovaries are healthy enough to make eggs. This includes a blood test and a scan of the pelvis with an ultrasound machine. Once the doctor is sure that the donor can make safe eggs, they will do more tests, like a more thorough physical exam, blood tests, and a culture.
The following are some examples of tests:
Anatomical hemoglobin (RhoGAT)
Overdoses of HIV, hepatitis, and syphilis drugs
HTLV: Chlamydia gonorrhoea
Third-Party Reproduction Evaluations: Next Steps
The reproduction and counseling center handles third-party evaluations carefully. We talk to people who want to become parents and evaluate potential egg donors and surrogate mothers, both in person and online.
Egg Donor Health Checkup
Potential donors are assessed using a written personality test and a clinical interview. During the clinical interview, the donor and her first-degree relatives are checked for serious mental and personality problems, drug use, criminal history, abuse or neglect, family history, education, stability, a willingness to help, current stress, and the ability to deal with it.
PAI (Personality Assessment Inventory) measures character and personality. The PAI measures personality and psychopathology with its multiple scales. We'll give your doctor or agency a report of what we found during the exam within a few working days.
Successful gamete transplantation
One of the many mental and emotional hurdles that may arise when having a family via egg or sperm donation is how to communicate with a child about their origins, and we offer one or two session consultations to address these issues.
Gestational Carrier Surrogacy
Potential mothers who want to be surrogates during their pregnancy go through a thorough screening process. At first, the applicant fills out list questions about his or her background and ability to adjust. After the first interview, if there are still questions, we meet with the applicant and her partner. This meeting talks about the psychological risks and limits for the surrogate parents, the parents, and the child. We talk to the candidate and her partner about emotional, logistical, and practical concerns during IVF, pregnancy, delivery, and after the baby is born.
The parent who wants to have a child through surrogacy
We offer couples who are thinking about gestational surrogacy the chance to go to psycho-educational sessions. The goal of this study is to find out how ready the couple is to start a family and to look into the different outcomes and possible long-term effects of starting a family through gestational surrogacy.
After evaluating the situation and talking to the parents, we can take the first step in a safe way. Parents are happy when their kids are healthy.
If you are interested in our services, we will explain how third-party reproduction works and help you figure out how much it will cost.