surrogacy

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surrogacy

the role of a woman who is paid to bear a child by a married couple unable to have children themselves. The Surrogacy Arrangements Act 1985 as amended prohibits commercial agencies from engaging women to act as surrogate mothers. Surrogacy contracts are unenforceable and payment may only be made to the surrogate mother of reasonable expenses.
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This year, surrogate mom Berguin is pushing for a perfect report card, reckoning that it will only strengthen Kevin's chances for scholarships and college.
Cons: Stories feel awfully contrived: Parents reject a baby when it's proved that a surrogate mother got pregnant before being artificially inseminated; a father wants to start a family ``with'' his late wife - killed in Iraq - with her sister; a gay dad-to-be stalks a surrogate mom, and that's just tonight.
But no: Their sister (fleetingly played by Felicity Huffman) assumed, perhaps rightly, that her children--boy-crazy adolescent Audrey (Hayden Panettiere), husky youngster Henry (Spencer Breslin) and moody moppet Sarah (Abigail Breslin, Spencer's real-life sibling)--would be better off with a surrogate mom who's not quite so tightly wound.
Scientists implant the embryo in the womb of a surrogate mom.
The athlete added that he is "in love" with the twins, who were born to a surrogate mom in the United States.
At that time, she let us in on her and Kho's secret-that they would have a baby, and that a surrogate mom in the US was bearing it.
Helen was completely devoted to her family and was a surrogate Mom to several of her friends and her childrens' friends as well as to her many nieces and nephews.
She always said that making other families happy was the best feeling in the world," the Sun quoted the young surrogate mom as saying.
Sarah Jessica Parker Knocks Up Girl Tabs call her surrogate mom a pink-haired, tattooed bisexual like it's a bad thing
She was our surrogate mom,'' said Ann Drysdale, widow of Dodger Hall of Fame pitcher Don Drysdale, who knew a thing or two about competing hard and winning.
An offbeat comedy about two dirt-poor, simple-minded brothers who go in search of a surrogate mom and find more than they bargained for, "Dirt" is a zany and inspired item in the Coen brothers mold.
Making celebrity status with her Wal-Mart daughter, the symbolically monickered Americus Nation, in short order she's fleeced of her cash in a fleeting visit by her long lost ma (Sally Field), finds a surrogate mom in eccentric religious do gooder Sister Husband (Stockard Channing) and finds a big pal in unlucky in love multiple single mother Lexie Coop (Ashley Judd) who names all her offspring after snack sweets.