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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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Event Review: The Surrogacy Act 10 January 2022 Review
All Families Great and Small: Changing Family Forms 20 December 2021 Comment
Assisted reproduction and surrogacy bills passed by Indian Parliament 13 December 2021 News
Book Review: You Got Anything Stronger? 29 November 2021 Review
Podcast Review: Surrogacy Abroad and in the UK 22 November 2021 Review
Spain expands IVF provision to cover single women and LGBTQ+ community 15 November 2021 News
Film Review: Ghosts of the République 1 November 2021 Review
Namibian citizenship granted to child born via surrogacy to gay couple 25 October 2021 News
TV Review: Fighting for Fertility 25 October 2021 Review
#ExtendTheLimit: What Now For Egg Freezing? 4 October 2021 Comment
Film Review: Together Together 27 September 2021 Review
New Zealand fast-tracks consideration of surrogacy law reform 27 September 2021 Comment
Surrogacy on the rise in England and Wales 27 September 2021 News
Welcoming surrogacy opportunities in England and Wales 27 September 2021 Comment
Book Review: Robo-Babies 6 September 2021 Review
Book Review: (M)otherhood – On the choices of being a woman 23 August 2021 Review
Film Review: The Surrogate 9 August 2021 Review
Israel will allow same sex couples to access surrogacy 19 July 2021 News
Book Review: The Mother Project – Making it to parenthood the (very) long way round 12 July 2021 Review
Podcast Review: Heart and Soul – Creating life after death 5 July 2021 Review
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