Are new surrogacy laws discriminatory?
Aug 8, 2013
World | Reuters | Friday August 15, 2014
US and Australian couples attempting to leave Thailand with babies born by surrogate mothers have been stopped at the airport and prevented from leaving the country in recent days, an Australian surrogacy advocate said on Friday.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
For thousands of well-off childless couples, the dream of having a baby is often realised in places like Thailand and India. Ready to help them are young women who become paid surrogates, their wombs offered up as vessels that can safely carry the ba...
World | Reuters | Thursday August 7, 2014
Thai authorities are investigating the discovery of nine surrogate babies in a Bangkok condominium who are believed to share the same Japanese biological father, police said on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The agent who brokered a surrogacy deal for an Australian couple at the centre of a scandal that left a Thai mother caring for a baby with Down syndrome said on Wednesday the couple had offered to take the boy home with them along with his twin siste...
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Authorities in Thailand are to inspect all the clinics in the country offering surrogacy services to see if they are operating within the law after a Thai woman who carried twins for an Australian couple was left caring for a baby with Down Syndrome.
World | Ian Johnson, The New York Times | Monday August 4, 2014
In a small conference room overlooking this city's smog-shrouded skyline, Huang Jinlai outlines his offer to China's childless elite: for $240,000, a baby with your DNA, gender of your choice, born by a coddled but captive rural woman.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 2, 2014
Reports that an Australian couple abandoned a baby with his surrogate mother in Thailand because he has Down Syndrome have raised fears Australia will ban international surrogacy, a support group said on Saturday.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 13, 2014
United Kingdom has issued a new guidance for prospective parents looking at surrogacy arrangements in countries like India.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 5, 2013
AbRam, Shah Rukh Khan's third child, who was born through surrogacy and prematurely by several months, is now healthy, says the superstar.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Foreign nationals intending to visit India for commissioning surrogacy will not be allowed to come on a tourist visa from Friday with the Home Ministry ordering strict adherence of surrogacy laws.
India | Saurabh Gupta | Friday August 9, 2013
The Union Health Ministry's move to tighten rules for surrogacy through the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill 2010 which is to be introduced in Cabinet has created a controversy.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 7, 2013
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who recently welcomed a baby boy AbRam through surrogacy, says this Eid is special because of the little one.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 9, 2013
Breaking his silence on the birth of his baby boy AbRam through surrogacy, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan today refuted reports of pre-birth sex determination test on the child.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday June 7, 2013
An Israeli man convicted of sex offences against young children has gained custody of a four-year-old Indian girl through an agreement with a surrogate mother in India, according to a media report.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 25, 2013
As baby Lili celebrates her first birthday in Australia, far away in India her surrogate mother recalls the day the child was born -- and on whom she never laid eyes.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 18, 2013
India has issued new rules barring foreign gay couples and single people from using surrogate mothers to become parents, drawing sharp criticism from gay rights advocates and fertility clinics.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday October 29, 2012
Rising number of Australians are turning to India for surrogacy arrangements to fulfill their parenting dreams, according to a new study.
World | Associated Press | Friday September 7, 2012
Emily and Mike Jordan couldn't help but feel anxious. More than two years before, at age 29, Emily had been diagnosed with cervical cancer. But just before she was to undergo a radical hysterectomy, she was told that she was pregnant.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 28, 2012
India's surrogacy industry is being used by Britons to become parents, a media report said on Sunday. There are now up to 1,000 clinics, all unregulated, in the country, many specialising in helping Britons become parents.
Kerala | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday March 4, 2012
In a step towards realizing an elderly couple's dream to beget a grandchild, a Lok Adalat in Kochi on February 29 allowed them to collect the semen of their 27-year-old son who had died last year.