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Gestational Surrogacy

Q:

Salaams , Whats the islamic laws pertaining to Gestational Carrier? I have attached the meaning below for reference . Please advise as my sister has been ruled out of getting preganant through all medical methods gestational carrier,

the woman carrying the pregnancy is in no way biologically related to the child she is carrying; the eggs and sperm are derived from the “intended parents” (or possibly an egg donor, or sperm donor), through the process of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). The egg is fertilized in the lab, and then the embryo (or embryos) is placed into the uterus of the gestational carrier.

A:

Waalaykum Salam.

Gestational pregnancy is ok under the following conditions:
1- The woman who is to become a carrier of the child should have the permission of her husband to do so.
2- The fertilization should be outside the womb. As in it should be fertilized outside and then implanted into the carrier.
3- Under no condition, can just the sperm be used in this case. As said in no.2 above it should be done outside the womb
4- It should not involve a haram act in the process, e.g. a male doctor should not be doing the procedure on you..

Best of luck
Naajiya.S.jaffery