surrogate mother

surrogate mother (plural surrogate mothers)

  1. A woman who gives birth to a child not her own, with the intent to give that child up to at least one of the biological parents once it is born.
  • French: mère porteuse
  • German: Leihmutter, Ersatzmutter
  • Italian: madre sostitutiva
  • Portuguese: mãe substituta, barriga de aluguel
  • Russian: суррога́тная мать
  • Spanish: madre sustituta, madre de alquiler

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