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Meet the Surrogate Mother of Eight Babies With No Children of Her Own

by Medindia Content Team on  January 20, 2008 at 3:02 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Meet the Surrogate Mother of Eight Babies With No Children of Her Own
A British woman has turned out to be a record-breaking surrogate mother by carrying another couple's baby for the eighth time.
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The surrogacy is controversial because Jill Hawkins, who has no children of her own, not only suffers from clinical depression but she has previously attempted suicide.

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According to her family, the psychological strain of carrying so many kids has spoilt her mental health.

The 43-year-old, who is being paid for past 16 years to have babies, earlier said that she would quit being a surrogate mum after giving birth to her last baby, Isobel, in 2006.

However, Hawkins said that she later felt 'broody' and missed being pregnant, and thus decided to continue with it.

She also insists that her low self-esteem over her weight is responsible for her depression and not her multiple surrogate pregnancies.

'I was feeling particularly broody at the time and so offered to complete their family. I just wish I was 10 years younger so that I could fit more in. I really love being pregnant,' Times Online quoted Hawkins, as saying.

Phil Willis, chairman of the committee that scrutinised the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill, said: 'We have to make sure women are not psychologically damaged as a result of surrogacy and that the practice is not open to profiteering.'

Source: ANI
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i think this lady is a very special gift, to all the couples that cant have babies like my husband and myself, this is what we have been looking for to help us to complet our family.i wish her all the luck in the world
guest Monday, March 10, 2008
I THINK SURROGACY IS A NOBEL GIFT OF MODERN SINCE.I'M A HOUSE WIFE OF INDIA AND HAVE A DAUGHTER.I WISH TO BE A SURROGATE MOM FOR A COUPLE WITHOUT ANY BABY..
guest Wednesday, January 30, 2008
hi,mandini,,i'm looking for a surrogate please could you email me
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