Sunday, March 18, 2012

Guess You Can't Have Everything

"I admit I’d imagined a proto-feminist surrogate, perhaps using her money on her own education, but Vaina is who she is."

An American woman describes her experience of hiring a surrogate in India to gestate her IVF-conceived twin daughters.

1 comment:

ex-new yorker said...

"Woman who desperately needs a baby" (phrasing the clinic director used) sounds really wrong to me. Also, "There isn’t a more profound connection than having another woman, a perfect stranger at first, carry and cherish the lives of children that you have wanted your entire life." There isn't a more profound connection? I don't have much to say, just highlighting some of the less obvious stuff I found disturbing here...