surrogate mother

Definition of "surrogate mother"
  1. A woman who conceives and carries a child via medical procedures such as artificial insemination or implantation of a fertilized egg, with the intent to give birth on behalf of another woman who cannot carry the pregnancy herself
How to use "surrogate mother" in a sentence
  1. Due to her medical condition, she had to rely on a surrogate mother to have a child.
  2. They hired a surrogate mother to carry and give birth to their biological child.
  3. The law regarding parental rights of a surrogate mother varies by state.

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