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HC seeks govt's reply to US couple's plea to take back embryos

An embryo is an unborn offspring in the process of development.

Bill lacks clarity on altruistic surrogacy, says author Pinki Virani

The book, dealing with commercial surrogacy, egg-trafficking and in-vitro fertilisation, published by Penguin Random House, assumes significance as it comes close on the heels of the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016, approved by the cabinet in August.

Son Laksshya a gift of Lord Ganesh, says Tusshar Kapoor

Son Laksshya a gift of Lord Ganesh, says Tusshar Kapoor

Overwhelmed father Tushhar expressed happiness of celebrating the festival with the son Laksshya.

Surrogacy Bill against commercial surrogacy which is a money making racket: BJP

Swatting away criticism of the recently drafted Surrogacy Bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday asserted that the Centre had to introduce it as commercial surrogacy had become a `money making racket` and was not benefitting genuine cases where people needed to be helped.

Planning parenthood through surrogacy? Things you need to know

 It is imperative that you should know what surrogacy actually is, how does it work and what are the risks associated with it.

Doctors say bill is 'black day' for surrogacy, will spawn corruption

Leading gynaecologists have termed the government nod to the Surrogacy Regulation Bill, that bans commercial surrogacy, as a black day, and say it will lead to malpractices like surreptitious and illegal surrogacy, that is rampant in kidney transplantation.

A remarkable concept called womb implant

In a womb transplant, doctors implant the uterus harvested from either a cadaver or living donor into a paitient who does not have a functional womb.

Texas woman gives birth to her own granddaughter through surrogacy!

Sounds weird, right? But Tracey Thompson, 54, gave her daughter the biggest gift by being the surrogate of her granddaughter.

Maternity leaves given to surrogate mothers in few cases: Govt

The Centre considers grant of maternity leaves to surrogate mothers on case to case basis and it has been given in few cases, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here on Wednesday.

No visas to foreigners wanting to visit India for surrogacy

No visas to foreigners wanting to visit India for surrogacy

Commercial surrogacy is often termed as 'rent-a-womb' industry and India has emerged as a popular destination for childless foreign couples seeking a baby through surrogacy with poor women ready to play surrogate mothers.

Bombay HC stays Govt ban on surrogacy for foreign couples

In an interim order, the Bombay High Court has stayed a Government decision to ban surrogacy for foreign couples who have already reached the end of the process or are in the crucial stage of treatment.

Foreigners can`t rent womb in India: Govt to tell SC

Foreigners can`t rent womb in India: Govt to tell SC

The Centre will on Wednesday apprise the Supreme Court of banning commercial surrogacy in India.

Regulatory measures must to protect surrogate mothers: NCW

 The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday said that regulatory measures will help in protecting the rights of surrogate mothers and children born though surrogacy in India.

NCW to shed light on surrogate mothers' exploitation, rights

 To deliberate upon the exploitation of surrogate mothers and discuss provisions to safeguard their rights, National Commission for Women (NCW) will hold a national consultation on Wednesday.

UK approves first 10 womb transplants following successful Sweden operations

As a part of a clinical trial, UK’s first womb transplant is set to take place next year in which 10 women will get the chance to carry their own babies.

Nepal's top court orders suspension of surrogacy services

Nepal's top court has ordered a halt to commercial surrogacy services in the Himalayan nation until it rules on the legality of the practice, an official said Wednesday.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West exploring surrogacy?

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West exploring surrogacy?

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is reportedly exploring other options with husband Kanye West including surrogacy. Kardashian, 34, who welcomed daughter North West, 23 months, in June 2013, after a difficult delivery, reported Us magazine.

Gay couple win UK surrogacy battle over baby girl

 A baby girl conceived through surrogacy will be removed from her biological mother and live with her father and his gay partner instead, a High Court judge in Britain has ruled.

Israel to airlift 25 infants from Nepal born to surrogates

Israel said Sunday it planned to airlift 25 infants from quake-hit Nepal born to surrogate mothers, along with their Israeli parents, most of them homosexual couples.

How can we dismiss IVF, surrogacy: Madonna

How can we dismiss IVF, surrogacy: Madonna

Singer Madonna has spoken out in support of singer Elton John and against leading fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, who are in the news for condemning in-vitro fertilisation and saying same-sex couples should not raise children.