Professionalise surrogacy, say New Zealand academics
Two New Zealand academics have proposed that surrogacy become a profession like nursing or teaching which is fully integrated into the health system.
UK gay couple acquires 3 kids from 3 surrogates simultaneously
"When we announced we're actually having three babies of our own our families were stunned but overjoyed"
Surrogacy and citizenship
Can American surrogate mothers ‘sell’ citizenship to parents from foreign countries?
Swedish feminists condemn surrogacy
Swedish feminists have issued a policy paper condemning commercial surrogacy and calling for a government ban.
Mexico, the new surrogacy hotspot
With India and Thailand, the destination of choice for people seeking surrogate mothers, closing their doors to foreigners, where has the market gone?
Interview: the global trade in reproduction
An Israeli bioethicist is organising a conference on the rapidly growing market in surrogate mothers and babies.
More surrogacy abandonment stories emerge
Aussies are not the only “heartless bastards” in the world of surrogacy.
What’s the real issue with commercial surrogacy?
In the wake of the recent Thai surrogacy scandals, commentators are debating how the practice of surrogacy should be reformed.
Australia could recognise multiple parents
Australian law could be revised to allow more than one parent, if recommendations in a major report are accepted by the government.
Thailand moves to ban surrogacy
The new Thai military government is moving swiftly to crush the lucrative surrogacy industry.
The world of Chinese surrogacy
This New York Times video sketches the burgeoning Chinese surrogacy industry.
New Thai laws leave hundreds of babies in limbo
New surrogacy regulations introduced by the Thai junta government have placed hundreds of surrogate newborns and fetuses in a legal limbo.
Thailand cracks down on surrogacy
An Australian couple who commissioned a surrogate mother in rural Thailand abandoned a Down syndrome twin and left him with his impoverished mother.
Court orders France to recognise surrogacy children
Surrogacy may be banned in France, but it must recognise children born to surrogate parents abroad, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.
The curious world of surrogacy #1: ‘I want to keep my baby’
A surrogate mother in the UK has received international media attention after she decided mid-pregnancy that she wants to ‘keep her baby’.
The curious world of surrogacy #2: ‘I won’t stop until my womb falls out’
A Surrogate mother in UK says she is ‘addicted’ to pregnancy, after giving birth to three surrogate children in two years.
Couples fall victim to surrogate fraud
Increasingly surrogacy services offer rich pickings for con artists.
Deputy blasts Russia’s commercial surrogacy industry
A member of the Russian Duma (parliament) has called for commercial surrogacy to be banned.
Australian judge warns of psychological effects of commercial surrogacy on children
Australian judge warns of grave psychological effects of commercial surrogacy.
The industrial revolution in surrogacy
An innovative doctor wants to set up a baby factory in India.
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