Whatever happened, it does sound like she was a surrogate, and it does sound like the baby was left with her in Thailand. Whether the couple she is accusing of leaving the baby are his parents or not, someone has left that kid in Thailand.
I do think this story highlights some very important issues surrounding overseas surrogacy which needs to be addressed ASAP, especially as more couples access fertility treatment overseas.
It's on news.com.au
Not that I trust any information about this story. It's been sensationalised beyond all comprehension.
There are way too many possibilities here. Either the Thai woman is lying, or the agency lied to the couple about the twin, or the couple are lying to the media about the twin (and I don't know many people who would admit to the world that they had done this).
By my gut feeling, I believe the Thai woman because she was able to name the couple who just happened to have a daughter of the same age, that was born by surrogate in Thailand. As for the other two, it could be a toss up between them.
Either way, I have donated to Gammy because he is the innocent one in all of this.
Ok so a factual update.
Its illegal to terminate a twin in Thailand unless the mothers life is at great risk. The surrogate didnt choose to keep the baby he is legally hers. The WA couple knew all this and that Gammy was born, they refused to hold him post delivery and left some clothes for him when they took his sister.
Where did you read the update?
How can you terminate one twin and not the other anyway? Wouldn't the termination of one terminate the other (or at least put the second twin in great danger of miscarriage?). Or did the bio parents want the whole pregnancy terminated?
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