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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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Surrogacy couple win court costs after challenging hotel quarantine 4 May 2021 News
Event Review: Cambridge Festival – We are family 19 April 2021 Review
TV Review: The Surrogates 19 April 2021 Review
Podcast Review: Making Babies – Surrogacy – what, why, how, who, where? 29 March 2021 Review
Russian State Duma proposes bill restricting surrogacy... again 15 March 2021 Comment
Widower claims surrogacy costs at the High Court 8 March 2021 News
New York legalises commercial surrogacy 22 February 2021 News
Celebrity scandal exposes surrogacy discontent in China 25 January 2021 News
International surrogacy: new HFEA guidance and the dangers of oversimplifying a complex picture 14 December 2020 Comment
Continuing issues and debate concerning transnational commercial surrogacy during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond 30 November 2020 Comment
Film Review: Double Income Kids 30 November 2020 Review
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
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