Offshore Babies: The Murky World of Transnational Surrogacy

Al Jazeera America August 11, 2014 by Amel Ahmed Laws are unable to keep up with the profitable business of using poor women to carry children for wealthier parents The case of an Australian couple accused of abandoning their child with his Thai surrogate mother after discovering he had Down syndrome — and taking home [...]

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Who’s Your Mommy?

A Surrogate Pregnancy Primer July 14, 2014

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Coming to U.S. for Baby, and Womb to Carry It Foreign Couples Heading to America for Surrogate Pregnancies July 5,2014 by Tamar Lewin At home in Lisbon, a gay couple invited friends over to a birthday celebration, and at the end of the evening shared a surprise — an ultrasound image of their baby, moving around in the belly of a woman in Pennsylvania being paid to carry their child. “Everyone was [...]

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Kansas Lawmaker Wants To Make Surrogate Motherhood Illegal January 29,2014 by Diana Reese Using a surrogate mother — or “gestational carrier” — may be the only hope for some couples who want to experience parenthood and the joy of creating a family, which would seem to be at the heart of conservative values. So it’s tough to understand why a staunchly pro-life [...]

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Why Men Decide To Become Single Dads

November 1, 2013 by Nicholas Blincoe You're successful at work, happily single – and desperate to become a father. What happens when men get baby hunger? We meet the parents who have decided to go it alone through surrogacy or adoption Brian Tessier with his sons Bryce (left), seven, and Ben, 11: ‘I drive a [...]

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Two-Mom Births Give Hope in New York, But Virginia Still Behind October 28, 2013 by Amber Galaviz “I’m also hoping that this type of attention that we’re experiencing is going to help clinics use the right words, express the right sentiment and make that journey that much easier.” Though fertility treatments across the country have started to practice a “two-mom” approach which would allow female [...]

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The Suicide of LeAnn Leutner July 31, 2013 The Suicide of LeAnn Leutner By Elizabeth Stuart She left behind a baby boy, an estranged lover, and a custody case that would challenge progressive New York. Lincoln Edward Amory Leutner-Sporn crawls across the multicolored carpet, ignoring a pile of blocks and a stuffed animal and heading straight for a thick [...]

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The Truth Behind Surrogacy, April 26, 2013

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Varying Laws Can Complicate Surrogacy April 14, 2013 By Stephanie Lee If Jennifer Benito-Kowalski could have had her way, she wouldn't have shipped her eggs to India. Determined to have a child but unable to conceive and unwilling to adopt, the San Carlos woman considered hiring a Bay Area surrogate in early 2012. But the cost was high - [...]

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Would You Have a Baby with Your Sister’s Egg?  April 04, 2013 By Liz Brody More and more women are doing just that. But is it weird when your daughter is your niece? These two sisters say no—in a story you may never forget. More and more women are doing just that. But is it weird when your daughter is your niece? These [...]

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