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Title Insight: Surrogacy
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2014
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Description 1 streaming video file (52 min. 14 sec.) ; 316207174 bytes
Summary "Lisa" was 12 weeks pregnant with her friends' baby. She had offered to be their surrogate. But the scan showed a possible chromosomal disorder with the fetus. The intended parents wanted to terminate the pregnancy. "Lisa", who was carrying the baby, didn't. In the end, "Lisa" went ahead with the parents' wishes."It is the hardest thing I've ever had to do," she says."I believe that when you go into the surrogacy situation that you can write an agreement. But once hypothetical turns into reality, I think everything really changes."This week, Insight asks, who calls the shots in surrogacy arrangements? And what pitfalls and hurdles are people navigating?
Event Broadcast 2014-09-02 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Down syndrome.
Fertility, Human.
Pregnancy -- Testing.
Prostitution.
Surrogate mothers.
Australia.
Form Streaming video
Author Enus, Anton, host
Day, Amy, contributor
Day, Anatole, contributor
Ekman, Kajsa Ekis, contributor
Knowles, Michael, contributor
Kunde, Rachel, contributor
Kunde, Simon, contributor
Merrell, Jared, contributor
Miller, Alex, contributor
Montrone, Miranda, contributor
Page, Stephen, contributor
Sacks, Gavin, contributor
Tainton, Cherise, contributor