A procedure including IVF (in vitro fertilisation) of embryo into a surrogate. Surrogacy is a term used to refer to when a woman carries a pregnancy and gives birth to a baby for another woman. Surrogacy is legally accepted in some countries such as the UK and India as a treatment option for selected groups of patients. However, surrogacy is still not allowed in many countries. Legislation governing surrogacy varies between countries and even in same country such as the USA, where policies vary between states.