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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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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
TV Review: The Nest (BBC) 4 May 2020 Review
The UK Supreme Court awards damages for commercial surrogacy 6 April 2020 Comment
UK woman wins claim for NHS to pay US surrogacy costs 6 April 2020 News
Israeli high court extends surrogacy right to same sex couples 2 March 2020 News
Is fertility law in Ireland set to change? 3 February 2020 Comment
Donor-conceived and surrogacy-born children's rights in the age of biotechnology 27 January 2020 Comment
Book Review: Eastern and Western Perspectives on Surrogacy 9 December 2019 Review
First UAE surrogacy case ruling 2 December 2019 News
Why the Law Commissions' consultation paper on surrogacy reform was incomplete 28 October 2019 Comment
Assisted reproduction crime network in Greece highlights need for monitoring surrogacy 21 October 2019 Comment
Indian surrogate's death raises concern over exploitation 7 October 2019 News
TV Review: Bump Pilot (RTE One) 7 October 2019 Review
Do the Law Commissions' proposals for surrogacy reform have the child's welfare at heart? 30 September 2019 Comment
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