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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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Radio Review: Boston Calling – Baby Guaranteed 6 August 2018 Review
Protests in Tel Aviv as gay amendment in Israeli surrogacy bill thrown out 23 July 2018 News
Pregnant Cambodian surrogates charged with human trafficking 16 July 2018 News
Cambodian raid finds 33 pregnant surrogates, with trafficking charges brought 2 July 2018 News
Canadian MP's bill to decriminalise surrogacy and donor payments 4 June 2018 News
Is genetic relatedness worth the risks and costs of mitochondrial replacement? 14 May 2018 Comment
Baby born through surrogacy removed from UK's oldest parents 8 May 2018 News
'Outdated and inadequate' UK surrogacy laws set for reform 8 May 2018 News
Malta prepares to overhaul laws on surrogacy, embryo freezing and IVF 30 April 2018 News
The HFEA Code of Practice is being updated – here's how to get involved 30 April 2018 Comment
TV Review: The Good Karma Hospital  30 April 2018 Review
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
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