News tagged with surrogacy

India's poor fear 'rent-a-womb' industry shut down

At a hostel for dozens of pregnant women, impoverished widow Sharmila Mackwan weighs up her decision to carry twins for another couple—her only ticket out of poverty—as the government moves to close India's multi-million ...

Sep 19, 2016
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Indian IVF doctors slam move to ban commercial surrogacy

Leading Indian fertility doctors and surrogate mothers Thursday criticised a move to ban commercial surrogacy, saying it will severely limit options for childless couples and women who carry others' babies as a way out of ...

Aug 25, 2016
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Portugese president vetos surrogacy law

Portugal's centre-right President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Tuesday vetoed a law authorising surrogacy in some cases where a couple cannot conceive, quashing legislation adopted by parliament in May.

Jun 08, 2016
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Surrogates feel hurt by India's ban on foreign customers

For thousands of childless couples the world over, India has been the go-to destination to fulfill their dreams of becoming parents, thanks to its well-trained doctors, well-appointed fertility clinics and vast numbers of ...

Nov 18, 2015
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