November 26, 2019

Can we still save the northern white rhinos?

Story also available in Spanish. If Fatu and Sudan had a choice, would they have delegated the birthing of their baby to another female? The idea of having a third female carry a couple’s child may still sound unusual to many. However surrogacy, or the arrangement through which a woman agrees to birth a couple’s baby, has long existed. The first account of it appears in Genesis. Abraham’s wife Sarah turned to her servant Hagar to be the mother of her husband’s child. Hagar thus played the role of a traditional surrogate where the pregnant woman provides the egg and is inseminated by the intended father’s sperm. You expected this…