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Nurs Womens Health. 2012 Jun-Jul;16(3):231-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-486X.2012.01734.x.

An overview of surrogacy around the world: trends, questions and ethical issues.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, Chicago, IL, USA.


Although the birth of a child is typically considered a very happy time for parents, surrogacy is often unchartered territory that can become very stressful for all parties involved. Part of the stress stems from the fact that different states and countries have varying laws and regulations overseeing surrogacy. This article provides insight regarding surrogacy around the world, including professional, societal and ethical issues.

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