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#1 sana0912

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Posted 22 October 2015 - 07:16 PM

Hi,

I have my donor in a clinic in Ukraine. embryo (donated egg and my husband's sperm) will be transferred to our Canadian surrogate in Ukraine too. However, the baby delivery will be in Canada. I am wondering if we can get the birth certificate , etc under our name. I appreciate your thoughts on the Canadian surrogacy laws regarding this process.

Thanks,

Sana



#2 SherryLevitan

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Posted 27 October 2015 - 02:58 PM

The laws of parentage  will be governed by the jurisdiction of the province in which the child is born. Typically, a court application is required for your parentage to be recognized, but the process varies from province to province.  If the baby is born in Canada, or if you and/or your husband are Canadian citizens, the child will be Canadian. 







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