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More and More Childless Britons Head Overseas to Find Surrogate Mothers

(The Guardian) – Childless Britons desperate to start a family are fuelling a growing global trade in surrogate mothers by paying up to £85,000 for a child, research reveals. UK citizens are statistically the likeliest in Europe to look abroad for a way of having a child, as increasing numbers of infertile straight couples and gay men and women engage the help of agencies in countries such as Thailand, India and the US to find a suitable surrogate.

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