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Surrogacy Agency Tears Up Contract with Couple

January 23, 2017

(The Phnom Penh Post) – Commercial surrogacy agency New Life Global Network has severed ties with Dutch intended parents Johan and Pieter* after the Post reported on their experience with a Cambodian surrogate mother.  New Life claims the couple broke their contract’s confidentiality clause by passing reporters information about their correspondence with the agency. “New Life Global Network LLP unilaterally terminates the agreement with the immediate effect. Along with that let me inform you that, translators refused to communicate with you and your surrogate mother, as well as hospitals refuse to provide you with pregnancy care and delivery service,” reads an email from New Life seen by the Post.

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