The bill allows women “willing” to be surrogate to Indian married couples and single women. It also allows the person using a surrogate mother to only pay for her medical expenses to reduce commercialization of the act.
According to this new bill, a close relative of the married couple should be allowed to be the surrogate mother. She “should be an ever-married woman having a child of her own and between the age of 25-35 years.”
A 32-year-old woman, Nagalakshmi, from Visakhapatnam has accused a hospital of artificially inseminating her instead of fertilising her eggs outside…
The police recently rescued 47 surrogate mothers from an unregistered fertility clinic in Banjara Hills area of Hyderabad. The women were in various stages of pregnancy and were not allowed to go outside till delivery.