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Surrogate Motherhood
Conception In The Heart

ISBN 9780367289249
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
215 Pages

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Book Description

Surrogate Motherhood: Conception in the Heart is a compelling account written with analytical clarity and remarkable compassion. Helena Ragoné has given long overdue humanity and voice to the actual participants in the surrogate motherhood experience—a heretofore inaccessible population—and the results are fascinating. Anyone interested in fertility, parenting, reproduction, and kinship, or anyone interested in contemporary culture will want to read this book.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Surrogate Mother Programs -- Surrogate Mothers -- Fathers and Adoptive Mothers -- Surrogate Motherhood and American Kinship -- Couple's Biographical Sketch for Surrogate Mother -- Contract -- Phone Intake Form and Letter to Prospective Surrogate -- Detailed Application Form for Surrogate Mothers -- Biographical Sketches of Potential Surrogates -- Surrogate Mother's Biographical Sketch for Couple -- The Importance of Genetic Screening -- Phone Intake Form for Prospective Parents -- Prospective Parents Questionnaire -- Egg Donor Program -- Handling of Semen Specimen and Insemination Instructions

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