Topic: surrogacy

If Parents Didn’t Know About Surrogate Baby Gammy, Why Aren’t They Trying To Get Him Back?

If Parents Didn't Know About Surrogate Baby Gammy, Why Aren't They Trying To Get Him Back?

Parents around the world were disgusted when they heard the recent story of an Australian couple who abandoned a young twin boy born with a congenital heart defect and Down’s syndrome via surrogate. In earlier reports, an Australian couple paid a 21-year-old Thai surrogate to carry and birth twins: a healthy girl and a boy named Gammy with Down’s syndrome. The couple was initially accused of taking the healthy girl home and abandoning the boy. Now, the couple claims that they never knew of Gammy and were only told of his healthy twin sister. More »

Australian Couple Abandons Down Syndrome Surrogate Baby And Destroys Everyone’s Faith In Humanity

Australian Couple Abandons Down Syndrome Surrogate Baby And Destroys Everyone's Faith In Humanity

This is one of those news stories that will just make you hate everything. An Australian couple used a Thai surrogate because they could not conceive on their own. The surrogate gave birth to twins; a healthy girl and a boy with a congenital heart defect and Down syndrome. The couple took the girl home, and abandoned their male infant with the Thai surrogate. More »

Jezebel Shames Generous Woman For Being A Free Surrogate

Jezebel Shames Generous Woman For Being A Free Surrogate

A 37-year-old woman who in the past three years has carried and delivered three children for two couples was shamed as some sort of pregnancy-addicted-freakshow on Jezebel today, with the headline Woman Addicted To Pregnancy Won’t Stop Till Her Pussy Falls Out. I thought I was going to be met with some Michelle-Duggar-esque story about someone who was overpopulating the world with her own genes. Instead, I was met with a story about a woman who loves being pregnant so much she is a free surrogate for couples who can’t conceive on their own. So basically – she’s an angel. More »

Epic 52-Year-Old Grandmother Delivers Twins For Her Daughter As Gestational Carrier, No Sweat

Epic 52-Year-Old Grandmother Delivers Twins For Her Daughter As Gestational Carrier, No Sweat

Once upon a time, I thought mommy-daughter womb transplants were the ultimate mindfuck as I contemplated daughters using the uterus that they grew in to grow their mother’s grandchildren (follow that?). But 53-year-old Susie Kozisek didn’t even have to bother forking over her uterus as she just offered to actually carry her grandchildren for her daughter Ashley. No biggie! Chalk it all up to a mother’s need to help her children any way she can.

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Besties: Sofia Vergara’s ‘Close Girlfriend’ Will Reportedly Be A Surrogate For The Fiery Actress

Besties: Sofia Vergara's 'Close Girlfriend' Will Reportedly Be A Surrogate For The Fiery Actress

Weeks after giving birth to a sitcom baby on Modern Family, reports say that Sofia Vergara will be welcoming her own little bundle of joy into the world with fiance Nick Loeb. Page Six reports that the couple is planning to have a child via gestational surrogate. And they’re keeping the entire process “in the family,” so to speak. One of Vergara’s close friends is carrying the baby for the two. More »

Surrogate Goes On Ahead And Gives Birth To Impaired Baby After Parents Try To Sue Her Into An Abortion

Surrogate Goes On Ahead And Gives Birth To Impaired Baby After Parents Try To Sue Her Into An Abortion

Now here is an ethics forest you may not be able to find your way out of. Surrogate Crystal Kelley, a mother of two herself, agreed to be the surrogate for a New York couple upon meeting them at a playground. But after various 21-week ultrasounds revealed that the baby had severe medical problems, the couple insisted that she get an abortion. Kelley had agreed to this clause in the contract she signed with the couple. But upon being pregnant, she had second thoughts. Understandably. More »