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Clegg calls for increase in use of surrogacy in the UK

Speaking to the PinkNews website recently, Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg said surrogacy could, and should, be a great help for same-sex couples wanting to start a family: ‘Families come in all different shapes and sizes and there will almost certainly be more and more […]

Woman refuses $10,000 to abort surrogate baby with special needs

This is a bizarre story from the US state of Connecticut which appeared on CNN today but deserves far wider distribution.  The original account titled ‘Surrogate offered $10,000 to abort baby’ runs to 3,500 words so I have cut it to 1,400 (see here). The […]

Surrogacy raises complex ethical issues

A recent BBC News report, ‘Womb for rent: A tale of two mothers’, highlights the fact that the high cost of surrogacy in Europe and the US means that many Western women are outsourcing pregnancy abroad. The BBC World Service follows two women, Carolina and […]