I want to be a gestational carrier for my best friend. Do I need to ovulate in order for this to happen?

I'm a 29-year-old woman. I desire and want to be a gestational surrogate. My best friend and her husband are ready, but first I just need some info. What goes into the process? Do I need to ovulate? Does she have to?

Answers from doctors (3)


RMA of Texas

Published on Oct 26, 2015

How great of you for wanting to do that for your friend. There is a lot of information regarding the process of being a gestational carrier. It would be best if you sat down with a physician to review all of the details.

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Answered by RMA of Texas

How great of you for wanting to do that for your friend. There is a lot of information regarding the process of being a gestational carrier. It would be best if you sat down with a physician to review all of the details.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

Published on Oct 26, 2015

You will not be ovulating as you are carrying a fertilized egg from your friend and her husband. She will need to do IVF so that the fertilized egg can be placed in your uterus

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Answered by South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

You will not be ovulating as you are carrying a fertilized egg from your friend and her husband. She will need to do IVF so that the fertilized egg can be placed in your uterus

Published on Jul 11, 2012


You have to be able to carry a pregnancy for it. It would be best to speak to your local ob/gyn or infertility specialist about what has to happen. Ideally you, your friend, and her partner should see an infertility specialist together.

Answered by A Personal Choice Tubal Reversal (View Profile)

You have to be able to carry a pregnancy for it. It would be best to speak to your local ob/gyn or infertility specialist about what has to happen. Ideally you, your friend, and her partner should see an infertility specialist together.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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