Surrogate-Born Baby to Undergo Surgery

December 27, 2017

(WFAA) – The baby was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome, or HLHS, 16 weeks into pregnancy.  His biological parents demanded an abortion. The surrogate, refused, saying doctors told her the condition was treatable and never recommended an abortion. “Texas law says that it’s the decision of the surrogate to make all health care decisions for the child while carrying child,” said Turner. “The [surrogacy] agreement confirms that.”

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