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Thai Mother Demanding Return of Surrogate Twin after Allegations of Child Abuse of Father Surface

Baby Gammy was born with Down’s syndrome and a hole in his heart. But that’s not all he was born with, his mother, Pattaramon Chanbua says. Gammy has a twin sister.

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Same Sex Couple Denied Co-Parenting Rights in Texas

Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs met four years ago. Last July, the made that commitment legal in Washington DC, where same sex marriage is legal, and then they returned to Dallas to celebrate the wedding with their family and friends. It sounds like a happily ever after fairy tale…but the dream isn’t quite complete.

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Teenage Girl Forced to Produce Child for Adoptive Mother via Artificial Insemination

Adoptions are meant to ensure the “best interests of the child’. But unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. The story of an adopted teenage girl reminds us of just how heartbreaking some adoption stories can be.

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Three Sisters, Two Babies, One Amazing Act of Love

Like many couples, Tanya Ratcliff and her husband, Dan, wanted to have a baby. They planned to start their family shortly after they were married. But months and months passed and Tanya still wasn’t pregnant. So, like many couples struggling with fertility, Tanya and Dan went to visit a fertility specialist.

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Marissa Jaret Winokur Is Ready For Another Baby

Marissa Jaret Winokur is ready to add another member to the family. In 2008 she used a surrogate to bring her son, Zev Issac, into the world. He is now a happy two-year-old little boy, and the actress wants to give him a little brother or sister.

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Canadian Couples Outsourcing Surrogate Moms

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.

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Childless Couple Backed In UK Surogacy Case

A childless couple in the UK have won the right to the child they paid a surrogate US mother to carry. The case came under scrutiny after it was found that the couple paid in excess to what the law allows for in the UK.

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Sixth Surrogate Baby, Last For UK Mom

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.

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Indiana’s Paternity Law Prevents Bio Parents From Being Listed on Birth Certificate

Indiana’s outdated laws have hit a tricky snag and as a result the maternity of an 11-month-old boy is open to debate.