UK surrogacy rules

Surrogacy is an increasingly common way to have a child. However, anybody in the UK who is planning to have a child through a surrogacy arrangement should bear in mind that whilst surrogacy is legal in the UK, it is under a very different culture and is enshrined in a philosophy that surrogacy should not be commercial.

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If the media hype is to be believed, some of the more commercial aspects of the Kim and Kanye’s experience, whilst no doubt permitted in the US may not be permitted in the UK. It should not necessarily be used as a template for those in the UK to follow.

A more UK based experience was reported by the BBC in their article this month

Further information about surrogacy in the UK can be found here.


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