Expendable Mothers

Adelaide couple Mark and Matt, both 29, have acquired Thai-designed newborns Tate and Estelle through commercialised surrogacy overseas. According to Adelaide’s Sunday Mail, “the dual boy-girl delivery an hour apart by caesarean section to separate surrogate women for gay parents is believed to be an Australian first”. These babies have a complex genealogical history. They were conceived from eggs extracted from a single Caucasian donor woman … Continue reading Expendable Mothers

‘Disposable’ kids helpless victims of womb-for-rent business

“In our modern world sometimes the idea of surrogacy is distorted. It can even be used to avoid the hardships of pregnancy and to preserve the beauty of a body. That turns surrogacy into a business.” Aleksandr Trukhan, head of the Palliative Care Dpt. Recommended Resources Why the Church Needs Bioethics: A Guide to Wise Engagement with Life’s Challenges Suffer the Children: The Blessing of … Continue reading ‘Disposable’ kids helpless victims of womb-for-rent business