Thailand bans surrogacy over Baby Gammy

February 20, 2015 9:23 AM

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Thailand bans surrogacy over Baby Gammy

Thailand's parliament has passed legislation banning commercial surrogacy, putting a halt on foreign couples, including Australians, seeking to have children through Thai surrogate mothers.

The issue of surrogacy was spotlighted last year after a West Australian couple were accused of leaving a twin boy, known as Baby Gammy, with his surrogate mother after they discovered he had Down Syndrome.

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