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 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 ...
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 ...
The Reproductive Technology of Surrogate Mothers
Since biblical times, traditional surrogates -- who are the biological mothers of the child they carry -- have conceived babies for other women. Today, it's legally less complicated to create a child genetically unrelated to the surrogate mother ...
Baby M and the Question of Surrogate Motherhood
You could say that the surrogate mother ... Hagar’s child, the Bible says, gave rise to a great nation. The Stern-Whitehead child gave rise to a great nation’s continuing debate over genetics and ethics. As for Baby M herself, you may be wondering ...