Lactation by a Commissioning Mother in Surrogacy

Frank P. Biervliet, Stephen L. Atkin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Breast-feeding has well-established benefits, but in surrogacy the neonate will be deprived of them unless the commissioning mother has induced lactation. The chapter discusses the management options that could be used to induce lactation in a commissioning mother.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAssisted Reproduction Techniques
Subtitle of host publicationChallenges and Management Options
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)1444335553, 9781444335552
Publication statusPublished - 28 Mar 2012



  • ART
  • Breast-feeding
  • Commissioning mother
  • Nipple stimulation
  • Surrogacy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Biervliet, F. P., & Atkin, S. L. (2012). Lactation by a Commissioning Mother in Surrogacy. In Assisted Reproduction Techniques: Challenges and Management Options (pp. 412-414). Wiley Blackwell.