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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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Italy refuses to register baby born to lesbian couple 23 April 2018 News
Baby born to surrogate four years after parents' death 16 April 2018 News
Single parent surrogacy: The Government must heed Parliament's warning 26 March 2018 Comment
Education Review: Primary Schools Resources - The Donor Conception Network 19 March 2018 Review
IVF more successful than ever, says major UK report 19 March 2018 News
Non-cohabiting married couple ruled legal parents in surrogacy case 19 March 2018 News
First surrogacy guidelines for England and Wales released 5 March 2018 News
The silent seed 5 March 2018 Comment
'Baby-factory' father wins custody of 13 children born via surrogacy 26 February 2018 News
Book Review: Surrogacy - Our Family's Journey 26 February 2018 Review
We need progress in French ART law 19 February 2018 Comment
Woman uses dead son's sperm for IVF grandchildren 19 February 2018 News
Book Review: The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth - Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing 12 February 2018 Review
Utah Senator tries to overturn his own surrogacy legislation 12 February 2018 News
Bi-national gay couples' children denied US citizenship 29 January 2018 News
Hopes and dreams for the new law on assisted human reproduction in Ireland 29 January 2018 Comment
Radio Review: Surrogacy in The Archers 29 January 2018 Review
New Assisted Reproduction Bill in Ireland gathers pace 22 January 2018 News
Surrogacy law reform for single people brings children out of legal limbo 18 December 2017 Comment
US Congress lawmaker resigns amid surrogacy scandal 18 December 2017 News
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