Illinois a Hotbed for Europeans Seeking Surrogates

Looking for a surrogate? Illinois is the place to be. Credit: Getty Images Having a baby is taking on a new twist for U.S. women who are outsourcing their wombs to European couples and others across the globe where surrogacy is illeg...Parents are willing to pay about $50,000 to $100,000 -- part of which goes to the surrogate -- to have biological children.

Surrogacy Goes Global With Concierge-Like Ordering Service

Where in the world would you like your surrogate to be from? An online service lets you pick and choose. Credit: Getty Remember when nesting for baby meant selecting the nursery decor, layette and cutesy crib mobile, and meticulously...Place your baby order now! Surrogate from Italy. Sperm donor from India. Egg donor from Bulgaria.

Surrogacy Creates "Miracles" For Childless Couples

Surrogacy gives infertile couples a second chance at having biological children, and one Midwestern woman has helped make dreams come true for three families. Photo courtesy of Sensational cases of surrogacy are a far cry from the reali...

Military Mom Turns to Surrogacy

Angel Howard was on the phone with her husband -- then stationed in Iraq -- when doctors called with the results of her first surrogate pregnancy test. She put her husband on hold. Those results were negative, a huge disappointment. But the milita...

Surrogate baby trapped in legal limbo

(Click the photo to see the 10 Dumbest Laws in America) For one thirteen-day-old baby, life is turning out to be no cake walk. A newborn brought into the world nearly two weeks ago by native Indian Priti Patel, who served as a surrogate mother, is ...

Twin sisters give birth to triplets

After two attempts at IVF failed, Darla Pritchard's twin sister Dana wasn't leaving anything to chance. She offered to improve her sister's odds at a successful pregnancy by being a gestational carrier (commonly called a surrogate). Darla and her hus...

Michigan mom carries twins for daughter

How far would you go to help your child have a child? A Michigan mom recently showed the world exactly how far she would go when she gave birth to her daughter's twins. Crystal Sirignano, 52, gave birth last week to two healthy children, a boy and...

Bun in the oven? She's had a dozen!

British woman Carole Horlock takes gestating seriously. She's been pregnant for more than a decade, but not because she's been growing her own family. Instead, Ms. Horlock has served as a surrogate mother to 12 babies, in addition to two teenage daug...

Grandmother gives birth to her grandson

Remember that old song, I'm My Own Grandpa? Well, this isn't quite as convoluted, but I think that Syrus Sonny Singh could claim to be his own uncle, at the very least. His genetic grandmother, 54-year-old Ruby Tejwani, acted as his surrogate mother,...

Considering a surrogate? Have you tried India?

There's apparently a new type of tourism that's sweeping the infertility world, and it's called, aptly enough, "fertility tourism."   According to an article on, more and more infertile couples in America and Great Brita...


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