By Anna Nemtsova | The Daily Beast | May 14, 2020
Since Ukraine has closed its borders to foreign travel due to COVID-19, the number of children born to surrogate mothers continues to rise. As intended parents are unable to travel to their children, BioTexCom, a surrogacy agency in Ukraine, has since released a video showing the rows of cribs in a hotel where babysitters are caring for 50+ newborns. Hundreds more will be born in coming months. This article highlights how the lack of regulation in Ukraine has led to terrible conditions for surrogates, uncertainty for intended parents and children, and exacerbated conditions in lockdown.