Yes # Surrogacy arrangements are in reality contracts for the purchase of a child, which are quite unacceptable.
# It’s big money to be made from desperation, whether it’s the infertile couple who wants a baby, or the surrogate mother who needs the cash.
# It seems humanity is cheapened by making a woman bound contractually to sell the ‘product’ of her pregnancy, otherwise known as a human being.
No # For the surrogate, the money they earn for the service is more than enough to transform their family’s lives.
# It is easy for people who have never experienced infertility or poverty to say this is exploitation.
# Many surrogates do it to help infertile couples and altruism is really the motivation and for poor women it’s a win- win situation.