Ukraine’s ‘Baby Factories’: The Human Cost of Surrogacy

By Madeline Roache | Al Jazeera | September 13, 2019

As other countries crack down on commercial surrogacy, Ukraine is becoming an increasingly popular destination for individuals and couples who wish to form families in this way. But, as this article summarizes, intended parents and surrogates alike report that the Ukrainian commercial surrogacy companies they initially trusted became abusive, provided poor living and medical conditions, and engaged in deceptive practices.