If you’re considering surrogacy to grow your family, you may wonder if your baby will look like the surrogate mother. It’s a fair question to ask, but interestingly, not so simple to answer. Let’s explore.
People often want to know if a surrogate mother (the woman carrying the pregnancy for the intended parent(s)) shares DNA with the baby they carry. It’s a common and valid question for both intended parents and gestational carriers, as issues surrounding DNA, genetics, and parenthood are very important for all parties in surrogacy.