The egg donor, sperm donor, and surrogate (who may also be the egg donor, in this case) are all intended parents

The egg donor, sperm donor, and surrogate (who may also be the egg donor, in this case) are all intended parents

A co-parenting arrangement may be made up of:

  • A single man and a single woman
  • A male couple and a single woman
  • A female couple and a single man
  • A male couple and a female couple

Co-parenting is not the same as a “known” surrogacy or donor situation in a co-parenting situation, assuming there are no fertility problems. With understood surrogacy and egg/sperm donors—even if a continuing relationship takes destination between your intended parents and also the donor/gestational carrier—the surrogate/donor just isn’t a parent. They simply just take no appropriate, economic, or psychological duties for the kid. If such a thing, they truly are similar to a honorary aunt or uncle.

With co-parenting, dozens of active in the arrangement are meant moms and dads. They may or might not all opt to live together. Continue reading “The egg donor, sperm donor, and surrogate (who may also be the egg donor, in this case) are all intended parents”