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Maintaining COVID-19 safe and aware practice during Alert Level 1

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In-vitro fertilisation (IVF) surrogacy adoption: Legal issues

Updated: 01 July 2013

When assessing applicants for an adoption involving surrogacy we need to be aware of the work the applicants have already done in preparation for the in-vitro fertilisation at the fertility clinic. By asking the applicants to describe this experience we will be able to build on existing knowledge and enhance understanding rather than being merely repetitive.