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Whether you decide upon Gestational / Host or straight surrogacy, the insemination must be artificial.
You may already know a friend or relative who has agreed to be a surrogate for you or, you may have found a surrogate from an agency (not for profit) in the UK. It is illegal to advertise for surrogates in the UK. Commercial surrogacy is not legal.
Whatever, your situation, whether you are using a surrogate in the UK or abroad, it is essential that you get legal advice before the process begins because the legal relationship that you have to the child is determined based on when and how the conception took place. Your marital status and the marital status of the surrogate is also relevant.
International surrogacy is increasingly common. As above, you need to get advice before the process begins and you also need expert legal advice from a lawyer in the country where the surrogate resides and the child will be born.