What was your initial reaction to the surrogacy situation in the Ukraine both in general and in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic?
The average cost of surrogacy is ~ $50,000. What additional costs or problems do you think parents will incur because they chose an international route that became problematic?
Do you think the infants will face any developmental challenges (physical, cognitive, or social) with prolonged separation from their biological parents?
In the second video, can you name the technique that Joel (the dad) is doing with his newborn daughter when he lays her on his chest? This specific technique is mentioned in the textbook reading.
What other concerns might you have about international surrogacy?
Can you name any famous personalities who used surrogacy either domestically or internationally to become parents?