The Sidney Morning Herald, Australia
January 25, 2009
Surrogates told to pay support
THE Australian Government is demanding a New Zealand surrogate mother pay child support for the baby she had for two gay Queensland men, amid accusations she abandoned it.
Her case has raised fears of financial clawbacks for other New Zealand surrogates, including an Auckland woman who is eight-months pregnant with a son to another gay Australian couple.
“She’s told the couple they have to sort it out as there’s no way she’s paying,” said the second surrogate, who declined to be named….(Full Story)