Obstetrics & gynaecology

In US, relaxed IVF laws help would-be parents realize dreams

Freezing your eggs, getting pregnant after the age of 50, choosing the baby's sex: when it comes to in-vitro fertilization and other assisted reproduction procedures in the United States, would-be parents are spoilt for choice.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Surrogacy—what you need to know about having a baby

Elton John and David Furnish, Kim and Kanye, and Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, have all received help from a surrogate to have children. But it's not just something for the rich and famous.

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Surrogacy remains a lure for Cambodia's poorest despite ban

Peeling a mango inside her rickety wooden shack, Chhum Long explains how her daughter's decision to nurture a Western couple's baby in her womb helped her family buy two desperately needed items: a metal roof and a motorbike.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Greek gran becomes 'world's oldest' surrogate mum

A 67-year-old Greek grandmother has given birth to her daughter's baby girl, becoming the world's oldest such surrogate mother, her medical team said Friday.

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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