A 57-year-old woman has become the oldest surrogate mother in the U.K. This past August Pamela Butler earned the title after she successfully carried and gave birth to her 5lb 12 oz grandson Josef, by Caesarean section.
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Six years ago, Canada outlawed the “renting” of wombs as well as the buying and selling of human eggs and sperms. Despite this ban, the surrogacy business is flourishing with couples looking to other countries for surrogate moms. However, the act is not without controversy.
Liz Stringer 47 has helped make the dreams of childless couples come true for the last thirteen years of her life. She is a surrogate mother and has given birth to five children and is currently pregnant with her sixth surrogate child. She has been quoted saying that being a surrogate mother was “slightly addictive”; bringing happiness to families that otherwise could not have children on their own.
Scott and Amy Kehoe tried everything they could think of for eight years to become parents, finally turning to a surrogate to help them. One month after birth, however, the surrogate came back for the babies she delivered for them and kept them.
The Hollywood twin invasion continues as Sarah Jessica Parker & hubby Matthew Broderick announce they are expecting via surrogate.
A maternity clinic in Japan revealed today that a 61-year-old Japanese woman gave birth to her own grandchild, using an egg donated by her daughter. While surrogate births are extremely rare in Japan and banned by industry groups, they are not illegal. The Suwa Maternity Clinic in Nagano, northwest of Tokyo, refused to provide information […]
Surrogate mom Carole Horlock talks babies as she cradles newly delivered triplets in her arms. In a few days the babies will be with their new family and Carole will probably never see them again. For most women this would be a problem, but not for Miss Horlock. Britain’s most prolific surrogate mother – won’t […]
Here is a story you don’t hear everyday. A mom, 51, in Sao Paulo as given her daughter the ultimate gift – a set of twins. Rosinete Palmeira Serrao, a government health worker, gave birth to twin boys by Caesarean section on Thursday at the Santa Joana Hospital in the city of Recife, the hospital […]
Dennis Quaid and his wife of nearly three years, Kimberly, are expecting twins later this year via a surrogate mother, his rep says. The actor, 53, and Kimberly, 35, are the biological parents, Quaid’s publicist, Lisa Kasteler, told the Associated Press Monday. The couple married on the Fourth of July in 2004. Quaid’s best man […]
I always wondered how someone could carry another couple’s child for 10 months and then hand the baby over with no strings attached. I guess it is not as easy a you would think. An Asian couple have launched a ground-breaking legal battle to gain custody of their own twins -after a white surrogate mother […]
Kelley McKissack and her husband Aaron tried for years to have a baby on their own, but after they experienced three heartbreaking miscarriages, they started to believe that having kids just wasn’t in the cards for them.
Less than a week after Mark Zuckerburg announced that he would take 2 months paternity leave following the arrival of his baby in the new year, Facebook announced it’s extending its parental leave policy to full-time employees outside the United States.
Many women are waiting to have children these days; they want to get their careers secured, or find the right person to have a family with, or maybe they want to develop the kinds of relationships they feel they need to help them raise a baby.