World News | Reuters | Friday February 20, 2015
Thailand's interim parliament has passed a law that bans foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a "rent-a-womb" industry that made the Southeast Asian country a top destination for fertility tourism.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 25, 2015
Australia said today that it was simplifying the process of adopting children from overseas, setting up a single body to manage applications while working on new arrangements with the United States, Poland and Vietnam.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 20, 2015
A baby at the centre of a Thai surrogacy scandal has been granted Australian citizenship, authorities said today, after his birth mother said he was abandoned by a Perth couple who went home with his healthy twin sister.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 7, 2015
In a landmark judgement, Kerala High Court today held that a woman, whose child is born of surrogacy, is also entitled to all maternity benefits.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 28, 2014
A draft bill - which would see anyone profiting off surrogacy given a maximum ten year prison sentence - passed its first reading in the country's military-stacked parliament on Thursday, legislator Wallop Tungkananurak said.
South | Agencies | Wednesday October 29, 2014
A woman who works for a government-run firm in Kerala has gone to court after she was refused maternity leave to look after her baby because she is not the child's biological mother.
Friday October 10, 2014
Shah Rukh's wife Gauri says that her husband is totally obsessed with their son AbRam, who was born through surrogacy in May last year
India News | Associated Press | Thursday October 9, 2014
An Australian judge said today that two years ago a couple rejected a child born to an Indian surrogate mother because of the baby's gender, but took home its twin sibling.
Tuesday September 2, 2014
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he does not want his son AbRam to be in the 'circus of public life' that he is a part of. Shah Rukh and Gauri's youngest child AbRam was born through surrogacy in May last year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 23, 2014
Thailand's junta has pledged leniency in the cases of babies born to surrogate mothers, as it looks to toughen rules in the lucrative but largely unregulated industry following a series of scandals.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
Riya Chakravarty | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
Chandni | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.