Pros And Cons Of Surrogacy

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People travel to Thailand not just for enjoying their vacations, but also for realizing the dream of having a baby. India, Thailand and California in the United States are the most popular destinations for cross- border reproductive care or fertility tourism (Mckelvey, David, Shenfield, & Jauniaux, 2009). People usually go abroad for commercial surrogacy. No matter what their marital status or sexual orientation are (Armour, 2012), they could seek help from surrogacy agencies in those places. Surrogacy is an arrangement that a surrogate mother carries an embryo and subsequent birthing of a baby for an intended couple who is unable to conceive babies by themselves. It seems that surrogacy is a solution to create a new member in a family. Although the birth of a baby is believed as a blessed event for families, it could become the beginning of nightmare to children at the same time. Surrogacy has been a thorny issue. It should not be encouraged.

There are two forms of surrogacy. In traditional, surrogate mother would use her own egg along with intended father’s sperm. The process is accomplished through artificial insemination. Therefore, surrogate mother is the genetic mother of the resulting baby. In gestational, only being the carrier of the embryo, surrogate
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Surrogacy is really a lengthy and complicated arrangement. Most often, intended parents would be acknowledged the risks of surrogacy before signing the contract. When you choose to sign a contract to create a child, you should take the responsibility of the child whatever the child is wellness or not. You may argue about what you want is a perfect baby, but the facts on the ground are that there may occur medical complications such as diabetes, hypertension and Down’s syndrome (Armour, 2012). The unethical behaviour of ignoring the best interest of children and abandoning unhealthy neonates are pointing towards the problems behind the

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