The first step is to find a surrogacy agency. Then it is necessary to conclude a legal contract with the agency, where all issues will be spelled out. The agency will select a surrogate mother and it is also necessary to conclude an agreement on carrying a child with her. Next, the process of obtaining an egg from the intended mother or donor, and obtaining sperm from the intended father or donor. The next step is the creation of embryos using in vitro fertilization (IVF). And transferring them into the womb of a surrogate mother. If the procedure is successful, pregnancy, gestation and birth of the child by a surrogate mother follow. The intended parents receive full custody of the child and are considered the sole legal parents.