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The practice of bearing a child for another person or couple. In gestational (also known as 'full' or 'host') surrogacy, the surrogate carries an embryo conceived through IVF. In traditional (also known as 'partial' or 'straight') surrogacy, the surrogate's own egg is fertilised with the intended father's sperm.

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Reform of surrogacy law: some thoughts 12 August 2019 Comment
Gay couple file lawsuit against US state department after baby denied citizenship 5 August 2019 News
Book Review: The Farm 29 July 2019 Review
Sex selection by gay men using gestational surrogacy: a troubling trend in queer family-making? 29 July 2019 Comment
France considers allowing IVF for single and lesbian women 17 June 2019 News
New York Senate passes bill to allow commercial surrogacy 17 June 2019 News
Radio Review: Diary of a surrogate – The Untold (BBC Radio 4) 17 June 2019 Review
Commercial surrogacy is in senior UN official's firing line 10 June 2019 Comment
Consultation on UK surrogacy law begins 10 June 2019 News
Italy will not recognise intended parent of surrogate-born child, court rules 13 May 2019 News
How can we make surrogacy law deliver? 8 April 2019 Comment
Indian court will hear destroyed embryo case 'academically' 1 April 2019 News
BBC Sounds: Carrying my friend's baby - Podcast Review 25 March 2019 Review
Man caught smuggling human embryo into India 25 March 2019 News
Revolutionising reproduction: the future of fertility treatment 25 March 2019 Comment
TV Review: The Big Questions – Should Surrogacy Become a Commercial Business? 11 March 2019 Review
Ireland's proposed surrogacy laws fail to acknowledge international arrangements 11 February 2019 Comment
Carrot not stick: reforming surrogacy law 28 January 2019 Comment
Book review: My Story, My Gift – books for the children of egg, sperm and embryo donors 21 January 2019 Review
The future of fertility law: what must change and when? 21 January 2019 Comment
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