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Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill addresses regulation lacunae in fertility industry, but its non-inclusiveness is troubling
India

Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill addresses regulation lacunae in fertility industry, but its non-inclusiveness is troubling

When it comes to women and their wombs, legislators don’t seem to understand the necessity of having well thought out, supportive — and timely — laws. The Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Regulation Bill 2020 is a case in point.

A 74-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh gives birth to twins: Why pregnancy after menopause isn’t as safe for everyone
Health

A 74-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh gives birth to twins: Why pregnancy after menopause isn’t as safe for everyone

Erramatti Mangayamma, 74, became the oldest woman in the world to give birth to twins on Thursday in a nursing home in Guntur city, Andhra Pradesh.

How surrogacy works
Life

How surrogacy works

Anuradha SenGupta explores the medical, psychological and ethical implications of this form of surrogacy with Dr. Anahita Pandole, leading Mumbai based obstetrician and gynecologist and Ashika Mehta, a practicing psychotherapist.

Israeli sex offender adopts girl: Why India needs to regulate surrogacy better
World

Israeli sex offender adopts girl: Why India needs to regulate surrogacy better

The case of a Israeli sex offender adopting a girl through surrogacy throws up a new set of concerns about the question of surrogacy in India.

Surrogacy and homophobia: India bans gay parents
Life

Surrogacy and homophobia: India bans gay parents

Only heterosexual couples married for at least two years can come to India to have a child via a surrogate. India's new guidelines actively create discrimination where none existed against gay couples and single parents.

When grandparents want to be parents: Surrogacy's moral quandary
Life

When grandparents want to be parents: Surrogacy's moral quandary

The debate around surrogacy is about contracts and wombs-for-rent. But a new case is of murkier morality. Can a grieving couple use their dead son's semen sample to create a child through surrogacy who would also be their grandchild?