Surrogacy is the method where a woman (a surrogate) carries a child for another person(s) who are the commissioning or intending parents due to a prior arrangement that the child would be handed over at birth.
Surrogacy has helped a lot of women who are unable to carry a pregnancy, this practice has saved many women from the pressure of bearing children. Here are five stories from around the world on surrogacy from around the world.
- New Zealand’s surrogacy laws require change. Most children born out of surrogacy for the first few years of their lives are in legal limbo.
- The pandemic is pushing more women in India to surrogacy. The economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic made more women indulge in surrogacy.
- New figures show that the number of parents having a baby using a surrogate in England and Wales quadrupled in the last 10 years.
- Reviewer Leslie Feplerin says the comedy “Together Together suffers a little from being too polite, as a comedy it lacks snarl, and as a drama, it lacks, well, event.