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surrogate

n. 1) a person acting on behalf of another or a substitute, including a woman who gives birth to a baby of a mother who is unable to carry the child. 2) a judge in some states (notably New York) responsible only for probates, estates, and adoptions.

surrogate

adjective acting, alternate, deputy, foster, imitation, makeshift, provisional, proxy, pseudo, representative, simulated, stand-in, substitute, substitutional, vicarial, vicarious, vicarius
See also: attorney in fact, conduit, deputy, intermediary, judge, plenipotentiary, proctor, proxy, replace, replacement, substitute

SURROGATE. In some of the states, as in New Jersey, this is the name of an officer who has jurisdiction in granting letters testamentary and letters of administration.
     2. In some states, as in Pennsylvania, this officer is called register of wills and for granting letters, of administration in others, as in Massachusetts, he is called judge of probates.

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To take part in "Sizzling Summer Surrogate Bonuses," a surrogate applicant must complete the application/registration process by June 30, 2015.
Through conversations with doctors, surrogate counselors, and brokers, Pande illustrates the thinking behind recruitment campaigns and the work that is put into convincing the surrogates that they are simply providing a service for someone who cannot carry a child.
Though the surrogates often feel disappointed by the lack of a continued relationship with the families, many elect to be surrogates numerous times, likening surrogacy to God's work.
174) For the purposes of this Article, the regulations that are most important are those that surround the business of gestational surrogacy, in particular those that might protect surrogates from exploitation in unequal bargaining positions.
Surrogate interaction also makes it possible to manipulate more than one object simultaneously.
58) Due to the severe disadvantage of the poor, surrogates in India will often enter into one-sided agreements that result in a benefit not equal to their labor, contrary to their rights under the ICCPR and ICESCR.
In all ways, it is their own child, but the woman who agrees to nourish the child and carry for nine months becomes the surrogate mother, so that couple can have a baby," Shivani Gour, Director of Surrogacy Centre India, told the Gulf News.
Part III identifies how surrogates and the practice of surrogacy are imagined and presented in Canadian law and political discourse.
Carol said it's important to go through a reputable organisation such as COTS or Surrogacy UK, when couples and surrogates will be advised to talk through their opinions on what would happen if tests showed a child was disabled and their thoughts on terminations.
This is a very-very fundamental thing that G-SMART, as an agency approved by ICMR, is playing a vital role, preaching the intended couples and the infertility centres and the surrogates," said Dr.
4] This essay analyzes databases of egg donors and surrogates compiled by agencies that connect intended parents with reproductive service providers.
Giuliana and Bill opted to go the surrogate route after repeated attempts at a natural conception and IVF procedures resulted in nothing.