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a woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do so

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The law is expected to ban the commercial industry but permit altruistic surrogacy - a controversial subject given the latter's potential for abuse.
He said: "We have done research in loads of different ideas, through adoption or through surrogacy.
He told Attitude mag: "The laws in the UK do not permit commercial surrogacy.
Earlier this year, it was reported by the Health Promotion Administration of the MOHW that certain additions regarding surrogacy and its legal regulations were added to the 'Amended draft for the laws regarding artificial reproduction', with hopes of passing it on to the Executive Yuan by the end of this year.
The second, known as host or gestational surrogacy, is where the surrogate would not have a genetic link to the child.
A spokesman said: "Since 2010 the Passport Service has approved some 126 ETCs to children born through surrogacy abroad.
Celebrities hire surrogates through well-known and trusted surrogacy agencies.
The panel's recommendation is in response to the ban imposed last year on commercial surrogacy which prevents foreign couples from hiring surrogates in India.
Key words: Surrogacy, surrogate mother, child, welfare of a child, ethics.
Whyte and Malone relate their experiences with in vitro fertilization, adoption, and surrogacy in Ireland.
Aloni, a sex therapist with a distance-learning doctorate in sexual rehabilitation, has created a niche for sex surrogacy in this relatively conservative society.
Drawing on the empirical case study of the Mexican surrogacy industry, this article sheds light on the manifold ways in which everyday practices in this new bioeconomy are entangled with state biopolitics.
However, while there are many who very much long to have children, for one reason or another, they are unable to conceive or carry a pregnancy to term and for such couples Surrogacy is a boon.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe [PACE] rejected an attempt to legalize surrogacy throughout Europe.
ARTbaby A reliable source to help childless couples to achieve their goal of building a family through surrogacy and egg donation, has come up with large database of healthy egg donors with strong social background and psychology.