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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Indians Turning to Surrogacy Too?

Are Indians turning to surrogacy themselves after becoming an international fertility tourist destination?  From IBNLive:

New Delhi: Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao are among the first celebrities to talk about it openly, but how many Indians are turning to surrogacy? Or even know about the possibilities of IVF? It's a pressing issue given that 30 million couples in India struggle with infertility.


At this point, India doesn't have a law governing IVF or surrogacy but there is a draft bill in the works that aims to protect the rights of surrogates, and regulate the assisted reproduction industry in India estimated to be worth more than Rs 25,000 crore. That's even as a debate is raging worldwide.

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I hope the Indian law makers will follow the American law makers lead in this area - there needs to be regulation in the industries of IVF and surrogacy.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorneys | Jan 17, 2012 7:11:08 PM

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