The Prevalent Issues of Surrogate Parenting Surrogate parenting refers to an arrangement between a married couple who is unable to have a child because of the wife's infertility and a fertile woman who agrees to conceive the husband's child through artificial insemination, carry it to term, then surrender all parental rights in the child. Often, the surrogate mother receives compensation for her services. The final step in the process is typically the father's acknowledgment of
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methods available to individuals for the ordering of their own marital and reproductive lives. Doctrines fitted to other circumstances should not be allowed to bar the legality or enforcement of surrogate motherhood agreements.
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Field, Martha A. Surrogate Motherhood. Massachussetts: Harvard University Press, 1988.
Keane, Noel P., and Dennis L. Breo. The Surrogate Mother. New York: Everest House, 1981.
Overvold, Amy Zuckerman. Surrogate Parenting. New York: Pharos Books, 1988.