The surrogacy process involves a different people with different specialties. A lot of terms and abbreviations are used that can be confusing, which is why Omega put together this authoritative surrogacy dictionary to make understanding easier.
BMI is an indicator that attempts to quantify the amount of tissue mass (muscle, fat, and bone) in an individual, and categorizes that person as underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese based on that value.
The female gamete or sex cell that contains the genetic information to be transmitted by the female.
The fertilized egg after it has begun the process of cell division.
The medical procedure where the embryo is placed inside the uterus.