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States of Confusion: Regulation of Surrogacy in the United States

Mohapatra, Seema;
  • Published: 19 Dec 2017
  • Publisher: Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l’homme
Some countries, including Switzerland, Germany, Spain, France, Greece, and Norway, ban commercial surrogacy (Patton, 2010, p.523). Others, like India and the Ukraine, have actively tried to be seen as a commercial surrogacy destination (Mohapatra, 2012). Unlike either of these approaches, the United States (“U.S.”) has no national stance on surrogacy. In fact, there are no national laws or regulations related to surrogacy in the U.S. (Margalit, 2014). Instead, each of the fifty states has its own approach to surrogacy-with some states embracing commercial surrogacy and others banning all types of surrogacy (Patton, 2010). This chapter provides an overview of sur...
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