- the state of being a surrogate or surrogate mother.
Origin of surrogacy
First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for surrogacy
Everingham says it is essential for surrogacy agencies to be better monitored.The Wild, Wild West of Thai Surrogacy
August 7, 2014
But then again, they didn't really have AI, surrogacy and cloning to contend with back then, did they?What If A Gay King or Queen Has Children from a Same-Sex Marriage?
March 14, 2013
In vitro fertilization, artificial insemination, egg transplants, surrogacy, fallopian Xeroxing—I have no interest.I Refuse to Freeze My Eggs!
August 17, 2010
You could adopt or go the surrogacy route that so many gay men are using these days.Rupert Everett Unleashed
April 6, 2009
Off the top of my head, I can name about 20 of my friends and acquaintances who have gone the surrogacy route.When Did 'Sperm Washing' Replace Disco Dates?
October 22, 2008
Word Origin and History for surrogacy
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