Surrogate Mother

  • Bangalore: Renting womb for a living September 1, 2012

    Bangalore: A mother of three, 30-year-old Reshma Bano from Mysore has been staying away from home for the past four months but for a cause. She is pregnant with yet another baby but this time it is not her own. She is nesting somebody’s baby in her womb to pay...
  • Is surrogacy leading to exploitation of poor women? June 19, 2012

    India is fast turning into a surrogacy hub for couples desperate to have children. What is worse is that most of this fledgling industry is operating unchecked. This brings us to the nagging question - is surrogacy leading to exploitation of poor women? CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose took up the question...
  • FTN: Should commercial surrogacy be declared illegal in India? June 18, 2012

    India is fast turning into a surrogacy hub for couples desperate to have children. ...
  • India a surrogacy hub despite the flip side June 12, 2012

    Mumbai: India is fast turning into a surrogacy hub for couples desperate to have children. But there is a flip side - the possibility of exploitation. CNN-IBN takes a look at both sides of what's being called the fertility industry. "I have big dreams for my children. I want my son...
  • Britons pay Indians to become surrogate mothers May 27, 2012

    London: India's surrogacy industry is being used by Britons to become parents, a media report said on Sunday. There are now up to 1,000 clinics, all unregulated, in the country, many specialising in helping Britons become parents. Couples and single people are paying an average of 25,000 pounds a time to have...
  • Surrogate twins get closer to German home May 26, 2010

    New Delhi: The Centre should enact a legislation to take care of surrogacy and related issues, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday as the last hurdle was cleared in the travel of surrogate twins to Germany with their natural father Jan Balaz. Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium told the vacation Bench of...
  • Watch: First gay couple to have a baby February 21, 2010

    An American man and his partner have become the first gay couple to have a baby through surrogacy, after renting a womb in Hyderabad. ...
  • Mother, surrogate mother fight over child February 2, 2010

    Surrogacy is still a murky area in India and, the existing loopholes in the system only add to problem. That's the problem the Ghaziabad police is now facing, with two women claiming to be mother to the same child. ...
  • Despite ethical hitches, surrogacy thrives in India May 20, 2009

    London: Increasingly expensive and frustrating delaying in trying to have a baby through surrogacy in UK have prompted the Bains from London to come to India. Now, the Bains are a proud parents of Daisy, a 10-month-old daughter, was born through a surrogate mother in Mumbai. The couple from...
  • Surrogate mums: India dubbed baby-factory by UK media May 7, 2009

    New Delhi: Surrogate motherhood is now a growing cause for concern in the UK. A couple of Indian origin, Bobby and Nikki Bains is in news as their babies were born in India of surrogate mothers. Now the UK media has dubbed India as a baby factory. CNN-IBN’s Sanjay Suri...
  • A mother's tale: how wombs are put on rent July 1, 2007

    Mumbai: The milk cooperative movement began in Anand and empowered women in rural Gujarat. In 2007, Anand is scripting a very different story through women like Pushpa. Pushpa is a surrogate mother and her womb is for hire. She will bear somebody else’s child for a price. Pushpa found out about...