Skip to comments.Coming to U.S. for Baby, and Womb to Carry It [Use of Paid Surrogacy!]
Posted on 07/05/2014 10:13:31 PM PDT by Steelfish
Coming to U.S. for Baby, and Womb to Carry It Foreign Couples Heading to America for Surrogate Pregnancies By TAMAR LEWIN JULY 5, 2014
At home in Lisbon, a gay couple invited friends over to a birthday celebration, and at the end of the evening shared a surprise an ultrasound image of their baby, moving around in the belly of a woman in Pennsylvania being paid to carry their child.
Everyone was shocked, and asked everything about how we do this, said Paulo, who spoke on the condition that neither his last name nor that of his husband, João, be used since what they were doing is a crime in Portugal.
While babies through surrogacy have become increasingly common in the United States, with celebrities like Elton John, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jimmy Fallon openly discussing how they started a family, the situation is quite different in Portugal as it is in most of the world where the hiring of a woman to carry a child is forbidden. And as Paulo and João have discovered, even bringing home a baby born abroad through surrogacy can be complicated.
David Sigal, left, a filmmaker, and Brad Hoylman, a New York State senator, with their daughter, Silvia Hoylman-Sigal, now 3.In New York, a Push for Compensated SurrogacyFEB. 19, 2014
Almost Baked Cathy Hilling at home in Harleysville, Pa., about a week before giving birth to the authors baby.Her Body, My Baby - My Adventures with a Surrogate MomNOV. 28, 2008
In an era of globalization, the market for children crosses national borders; witness the longtime flow of Americans who have gone overseas to adopt babies from South Korea, China, Russia and Guatemala.
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So did Michael and Burry.
There is a burgeoning “market for children.” How dehumanizing. Babies as commodities. Chattel.
This is the change he promised you
They probably get some extra style points for having the child gestated by an American. India and Thailand are common rental-womb venues, because it’s possible to buy pretty good obstetric care as well as the women. The eggs are generally bought from northern Europeans - must have that nice white skin.
This child is not THEIR baby. Just another fragment of THEIR imagination and delusion that being gay is not abnormal.
Birth control is all about babies as commodities
Evidently Portugal did not get the memo from Obama.