Investigation Reveals the Depth of Surrogacy in India

by Savitha C Muppala on  May 22, 2009 at 9:45 PM Indian Health News
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 Investigation Reveals the Depth of Surrogacy in India
A recent investigation has revealed that a surrogate baby is born in India to a British couple every 48 hours.

An investigation has exposed the full extent of India's surrogacy baby boom driven by demand from childless Westerners.
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One British couple who took advantage of India's "baby factories" have told of their joy at having twins through a surrogate.

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Louis and Freya are the genetic offspring of Chris Morrison, 40, and his wife Susan, 37, but were carried by a Gujarati housewife.

Their case is expected to encourage thousands of childless couples to use Indian surrogates.

Dr Anita Soni, an obstetrician at a top Mumbai hospital, said: "I deliver babies from Indian women for British couples at the rate of more than 15 a month."

Dr Soni spoke minutes before entering the delivery room at the state-of-the-art Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital.

Source: ANI
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