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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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Japanese bill defines parenthood in fertility treatment cases 23 November 2020 News
Mother serves as her daughter's surrogate, giving birth to her grandchild 23 November 2020 News
Book Review: We Are Family – What really matters for parents and children 9 November 2020 Review
Podcast Review: Some Families – We're both the other daddy 19 October 2020 Review
Gay men in Russia using surrogacy threatened with arrest 12 October 2020 News
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – Gestational carriers 28 September 2020 Review
Irish Court to consider passport application for surrogate-born child 14 September 2020 News
New Zealand parents unable to reach surrogate babies overseas 14 September 2020 News
Artificial womb technology: the implications of ectogestation as a reproductive choice 7 September 2020 Comment
TV Review: Little Fires Everywhere 7 September 2020 Review
TV Review: Labour of Love 24 August 2020 Review
Book Review: Designing Babies – How technology is changing the ways we create children 10 August 2020 Review
TV Review: Our Baby – A modern miracle 10 August 2020 Review
COVID leaves surrogate babies stranded in Russia 3 August 2020 News
The challenges of international surrogacy arrangements in the climate of COVID-19 6 July 2020 Comment
Father who died during surrogate pregnancy is legal parent, court rules 8 June 2020 News
Film Review: The Easy Bit 8 June 2020 Review
Surrogate-born babies stranded in Ukraine during coronavirus lockdown 26 May 2020 News
Male couple expecting baby after NHS IVF 11 May 2020 News
Transgender parents announce birth of baby girl 11 May 2020 News
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