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BioNews Comment articles written by Natalie Gamble and Louisa Ghevaert:

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Surrogacy, parenthood and disputes: are there any lessons to be learned?
14 February 2011 - by Natalie Gamble and Louisa Ghevaert
Surrogacy has been around for many years and disputes rarely arise. There have only been a handful of published cases in the English courts where a surrogacy arrangement has gone wrong. However, the recently published case of TT (a Minor) (1) received national press and radio coverage, focusing on Mr Justice Baker's warning about the inherent risks of surrogacy, awarding care of the baby to the surrogate mother and yet again putting surrogacy in the media spotlight... [Read More]
Moving surrogacy law forward? The Department of Health's consultation on parental orders
27 October 2009 - by Natalie Gamble and Louisa Ghevaert
Of all the prospective parents conceiving through assisted reproduction, those in surrogacy arrangements often face the most difficult legal issues. The surrogate and usually also her husband will be treated as the child's legal parents at birth, leaving the commissioning parents with no legal connection with their child whatsoever, even where both are the biological parents.... [Read More]