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.

Govt tightens rules for commissioning surrogacy

Rules for foreign nationals intending to visit India for commissioning surrogacy has been tightened by the government and only those couples who have been duly married for at least two years will be allowed to visit the country for the purpose.

Kim K considering surrogacy to have second baby
Kim K considering surrogacy to have second baby

Kim Kardashian has revealed that she might look for a surrogate mother to get a sibling for her daughter North West.

Govt working on bill to regulate surrogacy

The government is "working" on finalising a bill which will regulate assisted reproduction like surrogacy, the Rajya Sabha was told on Tuesday.

Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners after scandals

Thailand has passed a law banning foreign couples from using Thai women as surrogates after a series of high-profile scandals tainting the image of the unregulated industry.

Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners in bid to end 'rent-a-womb' tourism

Thailand`s interim parliament has passed a law that bans foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a "rent-a-womb" industry that made the Southeast Asian country a top destination for fertility tourism.

Meerut shocker: Law student raped, beaten for rejecting surrogacy
Meerut shocker: Law student raped, beaten for rejecting surrogacy

In yet another incident of crime against women, a law student was allegedly harassed and beaten up at Jagruti Vihar area here for refusing to be a surrogate mother, police said on Monday.

Australia gives Down Syndrome baby left in Thailand citizenship

 A baby at the centre of a Thai surrogacy scandal has been granted Australian citizenship, authorities said Tuesday, after his birth mother said he was abandoned by a Perth couple who went home with his healthy twin sister.

Thai surrogate mothers seek custody of babies

The surrogate mothers of nine babies fathered by a Japanese man and taken into care by Thai authorities last year have launched legal proceedings to regain custody of the infants, an official said on Wednesday.

Woman having baby through surrogacy is entitled to all maternity benefits: Kerala HC

In a landmark judgement, Kerala High Court on Tuesday held that a woman, whose child is born of surrogacy, is also entitled to all maternity benefits.

Jimmy Fallon welcomes second daughter
Jimmy Fallon welcomes second daughter

  Popular anchor Jimmy Fallon and his wife Nancy Juvonen have welcomed their second daughter, whom they have named Frances Cole Fallon. The baby was born via surrogacy.

Uttarakhand women becoming mothers through surrogacy to get maternity leave

Women in Uttarakhand who become mothers through surrogacy will also be entitled to maternity leave.

Woman denied leave for tending to child born through surrogacy

Denied maternity leave to take care of her child born through surrogacy, a woman employee of a government undertaking in Kerala has approached the state high court for relief.

Bill to regulate surrogacy, IVR soon in India; foreigners to be barred

The Australian couple's move to abandon one of their twins born via a surrogate mother in India has raised new controversy for Indian surrogacy while exposing the dark side of the booming industry in the country.

Australian couple abandons surrogate baby in India

An Australian couple abandoned one of their biological child born to a surrogate mother in India because of the baby's gender, despite Australian consular officials pleading with them to take home the twins.

Ryan Murphy welcomes baby through surrogacy
Ryan Murphy welcomes baby through surrogacy

 

Los Angeles: 'American Horror Story' co-creator Ryan Murphy and his husband David Miller have welcomed their second child via surrogacy.

The gay couple, who has a two-year-old son named Logan, welcomed son Ford on Friday, reportedly.