There is a common myth that surrogacy is mainly used by wealthy women who do not want to give birth themselves. However, it is important to understand that this is just a myth. There is a clear list of indications for surrogacy in our country, and only couples with such indications may take advantage of the program.
The indications for surrogacy programs include:
- Absence of a uterus;
- Deformation of the uterine cavity or cervix when correction is impossible or of no effect;
- Endometrial pathology (synechiae, uterine cavity obliteration, endometrial atrophy), when correction is impossible or fails;
- Lack of pregnancy after repeated attempts of embryo transfer (3 or more attempts if good quality embryos are transferred);
- Recurrent miscarriage without genetic abnormality;
- viral hepatitis;
- Disease caused by human immunodeficiency virus;
- severe blood diseases;
- severe diseases of the nervous system;
- severe diseases of the heart and blood vessels;
- severe lung diseases;
- Serious illnesses of the digestive system.
The use of donor eggs in surrogacy programs is allowed only for couples who are married.