Surrogate mother goes against trend in conservative states
"The Bible is pretty silent on that issue ... According to Kansas law, paying the surrogate mother more than medical expenses, legal fees and living expenses is a felony. Another Kansas law states legal maternity can be established by "proof of (the ...
Genetic parents get temporary custody of baby in battle with surrogate mother
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- In an arrangement that was likened to the biblical tale of King Solomon, surrogate mother Anna L. Johnson tearfully agreed yesterday to temporarily surrender custody of the baby she bore to the infertile couple who hired her.
Surrogate mother 'holding couple ransom with unborn baby'
In an affidavit presented to a judge at KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban, the wife, who is unnamed to protect the identity of the baby, argues that because none of the surrogate mother's genetic material was used in the fertilisation process, she has ...
Mothers through surrogacy cannot take maternity leave, EU judge rules… because it is the BIRTH mother who is entitled to it even if she doesn't keep the baby
Women who use surrogate mothers to have a child do not have a legal right to maternity leave when the baby is born, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Tuesday. The 1992 law governing who does get maternity leave states that it must be granted to ...
Surrogate Mother Who Refused to Abort Child Flees State to Keep Couple From Taking Custody
CNN recently reported a story of a woman who defied the demands of a couple to abort the baby that she was carrying for them as a surrogate. The woman’s name ... carrying the child is recognized as the mother under the law. After contemplating the ...