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BioNews Comment articles written by Zaina Mahmoud:

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#ExtendTheLimit: What Now For Egg Freezing?
4 October 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
Following the #ExtendTheLimit campaign and petition led by the Progress Educational Trust, the UK Government announced proposals to increase the time limit on storage of frozen eggs, sperm and embryos from ten years to a renewable ten year limit capped at a maximum of 55 years, irrespective of medical need... [Read More]
Surrogacy law change: The UK needs to look across the pond
28 June 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
The long process of reforming surrogacy laws in the UK continues, with legislation expected from the Law Commission of England and Wales and Scottish Law Commission early next year... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Zaina Mahmoud:

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Film Review: Together Together
27 September 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
In Together Together, writer-director Nikole Beckwith presents the complex relationship between Matt and Anna, a couple only in the sense of being two people... [Read More]
Theatre Review: Don't Ask Don't Get, Baby
31 August 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
What does it mean to be related to someone? Written and performed by Alice Underwood, Don't Ask Don't Get, Baby is a heart-warming autobiographical story about coming to terms with being a donor-conceived person... [Read More]
Film Review: The Surrogate
9 August 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
Jeremy Hersh's feature film debut, The Surrogate, is a powerful narrative on the complex relationships and choices involved in surrogacy... [Read More]
Book Review: The Mother Project – Making it to parenthood the (very) long way round
12 July 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
I've followed Sophie Beresiner's award-winning column in the Times, The Mother Project, throughout my PhD, with her pieces providing an intended mother's perspective of surrogacy... [Read More]
Theatre Review: From Me to Us
7 June 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
The change in the HFE Act to extend eligibility for parental orders to single parents forms the basis of Wayne Steven Jackson's autobiographical play, From Me to Us... [Read More]
TV Review: The Surrogates
19 April 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
'Would you get pregnant for someone else and then agree to give the baby away?' The Surrogates narrator Anna Krippa asked the audience... [Read More]
Podcast Review: Making Babies – Surrogacy – what, why, how, who, where?
29 March 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
In late 2020, Andrea Byrne started a podcast series inspired by her seven-year fertility journey. When she thought she couldn't carry a pregnancy herself, she and her husband seriously considered surrogacy. This potential avenue for parenthood is discussed in the fifth episode of the series... [Read More]