Positive Pregnancy test.
Post ET Care and Management till Delivery and post partum recovery of surrogate mothers is run under the aegis of "SURRO-SERVICES". Surro services has all the facilities to house Surrogate mothers, dedicated caretaker and staff to look after the day to day health and well being of the surrogate mother
The Surrogate mothers are shifted to Surro-Services on the same day after ET procedure. This is done to segregate the surrogate from her husband and therefore reduce the risk of STD. The Surrogate mother will remain at Surro - Services till positive pregnancy test is conducted two weeks after transfer. If Pregnancy is Negative:
If the result is negative, and there are extra embryos under cryopreservation, Intended Parent(s) can opt for another cycle with the same surrogate or a different surrogate If Pregnancy is positive:
If the result of the pregnancy test is positive the surrogate will continue to remain in the surrogate house till 6 weeks post delivery. 6 weeks post partum recovery is medically recommended and the Intended parents are responsible for all the medical, food, lodging expenses of the surrogate that may be incurred during the post partum recovery period.
Once the surrogate mother is positive she will visit IHR every 15 days for follow ups during which the surrogate's general health and fetal growth assessments will be made by routine investigations and Ultrasound Monitoring. The Surrogate's designated Care Taker will accompany the surrogate during these visits.
Apart from the routine tests the surrogate will also undergo some special investigations that are carried out in 3D/4D using the State of the Art Ultrasound technology provided by Voluson S6 USG machine form Wipro G.E health care. These special investigations are as follows:
- First trimester screening for Downs syndrome at 11-13 weeks of GA
- Fetal Anamoly Scan at 19-20 weeks GA (Second trimester)
- Foetal echo at 24 weeks
- USG Feto-Placental profile in third trimester.