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Surrogacy : Introduction & Myths

  • Published on February 07, 2022
Surrogacy : Introduction & Myths

Dr Meenu Vashisht, Consultant, Birla Fertility & IVF discusses the basics of surrogacy as an effective alternative for want-to-be parents in this interview featured on The Mom Store. She answers a series of questions on the practice of surrogacy as per the Surrogacy Act 2021 and also sheds some misconceptions about the issue. 

Dr Vashisht says, “Surrogacy means a practice whereby one woman bears and gives birth to a child for an intending married couple or intending woman with the intention of handing over such child to the intending couple or woman after the birth.” 

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Dr Shreya Gupta

Dr Shreya Gupta

Dr Shreya Gupta is an experienced OBGYN in Lucknow with close to 10 years of clinical experience. Her friendly patient oriented approach and thorough knowledge in reproductive medicine makes her a stellar addition in our growing fertility team. She completed her MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur and her MD (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) from KGMC Lucknow. Thereafter she completed her DNB (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) and FNB (Reproductive Medicine) from Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune.   

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