Becoming a Surrogate Online: “Message Board” Surrogacy in Thailand

by Admin on December 17, 2013


Surrogacy in Thailand, whilst still extremely contentious, is becoming an increasingly more attractive option for infertile couples.

This article by Yuri Hibino and Yosuke Shimazono, explores the new trend of Thai women advertising their availability and so called qualities to be a surrogacy on specialized message boards following the emergence of Thailand as a global hub of medical tourism.

It was found the most common reason for these women to volunteer for surrogacy was financial seconded by empathy for the infertile companies.

The findings of the study were then compared with results of similar studies in other countries.

Read the article here

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