COVID-19, Surrogacy

Pregnant surrogates left feeling ‘like vessels’, as COVID causes ongoing isolation

Source ABC

Zara Stratton while she was being induced, covered in stickers from her daughters.

Gazing at her pregnant belly, feeling the kicks of the baby that wasn’t hers, Zara Stratton felt an overwhelming sense of isolation.

For nine months she’d been carrying a child for another couple, her childhood friend and her husband.

It was always supposed to be a shared experience.

The intended parents would be there for every scan, to share the joy of each milestone and support her all the way up to the day of birth.

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