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MAP - Surrogacy


Bioethics press synthesis

Arizona - law allocates frozen embryos to the party who chooses to "develop them to birth"

02 August 2018

In the US, the increase in the number of frozen embryos, currently amounting to millions, inevitably leads to disputes surrounding their fate. Judges have...

India - abused surrogate mother presses charges

01 August 2018

A 30-year-old Indian surrogate mother with two children has just pressed charges for rape, blackmail and fraud. The incident dates back to when she had to look...

IVF in Quebec: below 60% since an end to reimbursement

01 August 2018

With the end of free IVF programmes in Quebec from 2015 onwards[1], demand has fallen by 60% in three years.   In 2014-2015, the global cost of IVF...

33% of Americans have used or know someone who has used an artificial reproductive technique

01 August 2018

Forty years after the birth of Louise Brown, the first test-tube baby born through IVF, a study carried out by the Pew Research Center  has revealed that...


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