Kyrgyzstan, Surrogacy, Surrogate Mother, Uncategorized

KYRGYZSTAN – Surrogate Motherhood Thriving In Kyrgyzstan, Despite Society’s Misgivings

Source Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

In dire need of work to support her family in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, 30-year-old single mother Kanykey has opted to earn thousands of dollars by carrying a baby for a couple unable to conceive a child on their own.

Surrogate motherhood is on the rise in predominantly Muslim Kyrgyzstan, despite society’s aversion to unwed pregnant women.

After getting a boost from a 2015 law that defines and protects the rights of the surrogate mother, the baby, and the adopting couple, new fertility clinics sprung up in this Central Asian country and surrogacy has flourished.

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