Choosing a Surrogate Gay men have a few options when it comes to choosing a gestational carrier. Gestational carriers are used by many gay couples or single men who want to have a baby, but they are also sometimes used by women or straight couples where the woman is unable to carry a pregnancy to term. Gestational carriers and the intended parents must go through comprehensive screenings and psychological assessments to make sure they are a good fit. We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. The court said that it "did not envisage the specific situation this case presents".
Many agencies are also now available to link prospective parents with women willing to serve as gestational carriers.
Surrogacy 101 for Gay Men
The judge added that an adoption order in this case would serve no purpose other than to ensure that the interests of the adult are not compromised. Nor was she inclined to allow the application on the grounds that the applicant may have to move overseas, if his child was not granted Singapore citizenship. The Singaporean man, a doctor, has been in a gay relationship with a partner here for 13 years. Judge Nair also pointed out that the child was not stateless. It takes time, patience, money, and hope.
The man then travelled to the US where his sperm was used to impregnate the egg of an anonymous donor, using in-vitro fertilisation IVF procedures. When gay men choose to have a baby using a gestational carrier, pregnancy is usually achieved through In Vitro Fertilization IVF. He started adoption proceedings to "legitimise his relationship with the child", the court heard. In any case, she said, "this court cannot by an adoption order enable Singapore citizenship". Surrogacy laws differ by state, so it is important to work with an attorney who is experienced in same-sex surrogacy cases. It takes time, patience, money, and hope. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles.