Navigation Links
A first for India - IVF baby born of surrogacy

India's first surrogate in vitro fertilization (IVF) baby of a single parent has been born in a city clinic, raising questions about the newborn's legal status and the single father's parenthood rights. //

Amit Banerjee, whose childless marriage had ended in divorce years ago, is apparently the country's first single father whose son was born through IVF method this Sunday.

"I am feeling proud. People think that couples go to these clinics only when either of the two has a fertility problem. But the crux of the matter is that I wanted a child and I needed the help of others for that," said 45-year-old Banerjee, a chartered accountant by profession.

The baby was born under the supervision of Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar of GD Institute for Fertility Research.

In this unique process involving three people besides the doctor, one oocyte donor woman was counselled and used for the collection of eggs and was given hormone injections to produce multiple eggs.The maturity of the eggs was monitored by serial transvaginal ultrasound and blood oestrogen. Subsequently, the eggs were collected by ultrasound guided aspiration.

Simultaneously, the second woman, acting as the surrogate, was being prepared for cycle synchronisation with the donor. The retrieved eggs were fertilised by the father's spermatozoa by IVF technology and transferred to the uterus of the surrogate mother.

IMA president Sudipto Roy said he could comment on legal matters, "but from medical point of view this case is unique and an achievement itself". While Amit Banerjee is not worried about the law having benefited from surrogacy, legal experts said he would have to adopt the son despite being his biological father.

Till the time the baby is adopted by Banerjee, his parenthood would not be recognized by Indian laws. In that case the child would be treated as orphan and then his guardian would be appointed by the Juvenile Welfare Boar d," said legal expert Gitanath Ganguly.

Source: Indo-Asian News Service
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant
2. Oracle Corp. to help build worlds first "Digital Hospital"
3. FDA approves first pocket-sized EKG machine
4. Valerian was first epilepsy drug
5. New device for ailing heart fitted into first patient
6. Canada helps in giving birth to world first baby from frozen egg
7. SNUPPY – Woo Suk Hwang reveals World’s first dog cloe
8. Successful creation of human embryos from a single parent for the first time
9. Age of first alcoholic drink determined by tendency to cheat
10. Evidence against use of Beta blockers as first choice in the treatment of primary hypertension
11. United Kingdom to perform its first Live Liver Transplant
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... Angeles based healthcare technology company California Healthcom Group (CHG). , The HUG ... healthcare arena. With headquarters in California, CHG is a growing, internationally recognized healthcare ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... After raising more than $1.135 million ($1,479,231 ... travel pillow in crowdfunding history, has established a U.S. Headquarters in New ... innovation to Americans. , “We’re excited to be operating on U.S. shores, where most ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... According to the National Sleep Foundation , poor ... the only cause of the sunken-eye look, which can include dark circles or bags ... poor health are likely due to genetics, dehydration, allergies, and losing fat beneath the ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review ... dedication to Health Care Quality and Management and Patient Safety. , It is with ... association, but also to the Health Care Quality and Patient Safety movements. Diplomates and ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , ... March 23, 2017 , ... The Boulevard is ... - 2pm. All events will be located in the Main West Entrance of ... no-cost Child ID event. No appointment is necessary and each child with a parent ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... 23, 2017 Executive ... through extensive primary research (inputs from industry experts, ... to present the analysis of global heart valve ... and Repair); Replacement Procedure By Technique (Mechanical, Bioprosthetic, ... (Surgical Devices, Balloon Valvuloplasty, Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017  The U.S. Food ... (avelumab) for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients ... (MCC), including those who have not received prior chemotherapy. ... a rare, aggressive form of skin cancer. ... cancers, patients with a rare form called Merkel cell ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... VANCOUVER, British Columbia , March 23, ... ) (the "Company" or "Sophiris"), a clinical late-stage biopharmaceutical ... diseases, today announced that data from its successful Phase ... a focal treatment for localized prostate cancer, will be ... the 32 nd Annual European Association of Urology ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: