Queensland Family and Fertility Support

Narelle Dickinson, Clinical and Health Psychologist

When surrogacy contracts fall apart

February 22, 2016

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fertility, In the news, IVF risks, Parenting

Yet another cautionary surrogacy tale from overseas (in this instance the USA) where the surrogate wants a very different outcome to the commissioning parent, despite the legal contracts that were signed prior to the surrogacy being commenced.

No matter how many legal issues you iron out ahead of time, there’s no way to legislate people’s emotional responses, says Elizabeth Reis, a professor of gender and bioethics at Macaulay Honors College at the City University of New York.

For the complete story, follow the link to the SBS news story that explains the situation in full.  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2016/02/20/when-parents-and-surrogates-disagree-abortion

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