International surrogacy and the new HFEA guidance – Article published in Bionews

December 14, 2020

Natalie has written a comment piece in this week’s Bionews about the new updated HFEA guidance on exporting eggs, sperm and embryos for international surrogacy. The change in guidance was the result of work NGA Law and Brilliant Beginnings did to persuade the HFEA that its existing guidance was unfairly stopping parents from building families through surrogacy during COVID pandemic international travel restrictions. But Natalie’s comment piece also talks about the wider growth of international surrogacy, and how UK policymakers should stop considering all overseas surrogacy as unethical, when in fact it represents a complex picture of different practices which needs to be better understood.

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