Surrogacy is not a business for brokering or money. The hearts of the surrogates who give life to these beautiful children.
And also the hearts of the parents who have fought through infertility and heartache to have them. Commenter: Sharon La Mothe What most new Intended Parents and Surrogates don't know is How Much They Don't Know! With most surrogacy arrangements, through agencies, come happy endings.
Intended Parents: Do your research, ask the right questions, get referrals, hire a consultant if you feel overwhelmed, and listen to your instincts.
Surrogates: Make sure you know everything that is expected of you, have your own separate legal representation, have any money that is stated in the contract for your care put into a trusted escrow account, and insist that all parties involved are psychologically evaluated.
This week, NOW's Senior Correspondent Maria Hinojosa follows the surrogate pregnancy of a single mother over the course of several months.
There are many facets to this that you don't understand.
To say that some couples should just accept their infertily is heartless.
Making families is an honor and a privilege for many of us who have been touched by surrogacy.
Let's hope that this show will bring to the forefront just what is involved and what needs to be done to prevent criminal actions, like the one depicted here, from happening again! La Mothe Services, LLC Commenter: Michele Surrogacy is a wonderful way for those who cannot carry a child to have a child of their own. They each understand their roles and go into this situation with their eyes wide open.