Georgia's IVF Law
The state of Georgia has a one-of-a-kind IVF law, making it an ideal destination for parents from all over the world with particular circumstances. We are pleased to be able to provide these parents with our fertility solutions while adhering to the laws that have been enacted to safeguard our parents as they participate in our various programs. The following articles govern the provision of these programs:
Article 143 states that extracorporeal fertilization (IVF) is permissible with the written consent of the couple in the following circumstances:
To transfer and grow an embryo that has been obtained through fertilization to the uterus of a surrogate mother. Under this legislation, only the couple retains rights as the legal parents of the child. This makes it easier and faster for them to obtain the necessary legal documents (such as a birth certificate) before leaving Georgia with the baby to travel back to their home country.
• Treatment for infertility
• Risk of transmission of genetic disease to the child, from either the mother or the father
Many of our parents enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing they will be able to hold their baby in their arms and take them home without the risk of complications from their donor or surrogate. This is because the egg donor or surrogate mother is not recognized as the parent of the new baby.
Article 144 permits the use of frozen male or female sex cells or embryos for artificial fertilization. The established procedure and the couples will determine how long these embryos or sex cells are kept alive.
Legislation Regarding Surrogacy and Egg Donation Programs
Georgia's surrogacy and egg donation programs are sought after by parents from all over the world who are struggling with infertility due to the state's legislation, which shields the parents and child from potential issues arising from the surrogate mother or egg donor. Children born via surrogacy or egg donation cannot be legally claimed by the surrogate or donor, as stipulated by law; Instead, after the child is born, only the couple has legal rights as the child's parents.
Their birth certificate will be issued with only the couple's names listed as the child's legal parents within one day of the birth. The surrogate mother does not have to give her consent when the parents are registered. Because it is identical to the birth certificates of any other children who may have been born without the assistance of these programs, our parents are overjoyed when they see their names on the birth certificates of their new little miracle.
The birth certificate is easy to get, so our parents don't have to hire a lawyer. However, in order for them to be registered as the parents of the baby, they need the following items:
• The Surrogacy Agreement, which the couple has signed.
• Certificate of Embryo Transfer: This document is issued by the IVF clinic when a surrogate mother requests permission to transfer an embryo into her uterus.
• The maternity hospital issues a certificate of childbirth.
The parents can take their child to their new, loving home after the birth certificate is issued!