Legal relationship of the newborn baby to surrogate mother and embryo donor

Bozorgpour Ali, A.; Nasab Ali, M.
January 2014
Journal of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences;1/15/2014, Vol. 11, p98
Academic Journal
Introduction: New medical practices used in treatment of infertile couples include surrogacy, especially if the fetus owner can't carry it herself. Regardless of the nature of the contract between the two women, this question is proposed that in the case that the baby is born by this method, what the legal relationship between the baby and fetus owners is and how parentage is established. This paper intends to clarify the relationship between the baby and his parents analytically. It seems that the there is a filial relationship between the surrogate mother and the baby, but considering the surrogate mother and the newborn baby, there is a kind of relationship like breastfeeding relation which makes a filial relationship.


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