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Rappler's latest stories on surrogate


Gay Singaporean man wins right to adopt surrogate son

Dec 17, 2018 - 10:14 PM

The city-state's high court says that 'the evidence has demonstrated to us that it is very much in the interests of the child that the adoption order be made'

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

Dec 05, 2018 - 9:11 AM

The breakthrough operation, performed two years ago in Brazil, shows that such transplants are feasible and could help thousands of women unable to have children due to uterine problems

Thai court sides with foreign gay couple in surrogacy row

Apr 26, 2016 - 8:35 PM

Spaniard Manuel Valero and American Gordon Lake can now leave Thailand with their daughter

Spaniard Manuel Valero reacts as he leaves the Juvenile and Family Court after the verdict hearing granting him and his US husband Gordon Lake full custody of their daughter Carmen in Bangkok on April 26, 2016.  The foreign same-sex couple were granted full custody of their surrogate baby by a Thai court on Tuesday following a high-profile legal battle with the mother who changed her mind after giving birth. / AFP PHOTO / LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA

Gay couple's lives 'destroyed' by custody war with Thai surrogate

Mar 30, 2016 - 10:55 PM

Manuel Valero and Gordon Lake who are unable to leave Thailand with their daughter await the court s verdict on April 26

American Gordon Lake (C) and Spaniard Manuel Valero (R) play with their daughter Carmen after a court hearing at The Central Juvenile and Family Court in Bangkok on March 30, 2016.  A foreign same-sex couple battling a local Thai surrogate for custody over their infant daughter said on March 30 their lives had been "destroyed" by the 14-month legal war that has prevented their family from returning home. Manuel Valero, from Spain, and his American husband Gordon Lake were blocked from leaving Thailand with their daughter Carmen after the surrogate refused to sign necessary paperwork following the birth last January.  / AFP / LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA

Thai women got $12,500 to act as surrogates – police

Aug 25, 2014 - 8:28 PM

The case which emerged after 9 babies were found with nannies in a Bangkok condominium has triggered a human trafficking probe

DNA shows Japanese fathered 15 surrogate babies

Aug 20, 2014 - 7:20 PM

The alleged father who is reported by Japanese media to be the son of an IT millionaire leaves Thailand but voluntarily sent a DNA sample to try to clear his name

FERTILITY AND SURROGACY. A woman waits for an advisor next to portraits of babies at a fertility clinic in Bangkok, Thailand, 20 August 2014. Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

No maternity leave for women using surrogates: EU top court

Mar 19, 2014 - 6:52 AM

The European Court of Justice rules that EU law does not establish a right to paid leave equal to maternity leave or adoption leave for women having a child by a surrogate

Womb for rent

Feb 27, 2014 - 7:48 PM

Commercial surrogacy in India has thrived since it was legalized in 2002

Woman to give birth to own granddaughter in US

Jan 11, 2014 - 8:24 AM

The 58 year old woman agreed to be implanted with her daughter s fertilized egg

Breastfeeding Yolanda babies: The soldier as proxy mom

Nov 18, 2013 - 8:20 PM

A soldier a new mother herself offers to breastfeed newborns whose mothers are too weak at a makeshift hospital in Tacloban City

BREASTFEEDING SOLDIER: Corporal Anjannete Obligado

My other mother's day

May 07, 2013 - 1:00 PM

I was my yaya s girl As needy as I was and as much as she spoiled me ours was not a unique love story