YouTube Videos:

Video 1: A clip from Oprah's show on Surrogacy, featuring an American couple who goes to the Akanksha Fertility Clinic.
Video 2: U.S. News Clip on Surrogacy. Discusses the Baby M case and features John Woltman, who is part of Circle Surrogacy, a Fertility Clinic in the United States.
Video 3: Preview for the movie Chutney Popcorn, a romantic comedy of a lesbian Indian-American girl who becomes a surrogate mother for her sister and loses her girlfriend.
Video 4: A brief introduction to the process of surrogacy.

Video: Indian Surrogacy
Satinder Bindra
Oct. 17, 2006
"As CNN's Satinder Bindra reports, women in India are delivering babies for a bargain." (Running time: 7:17)


Feb. 20, 2008: "NBC News’ Mara Schiavocampo reports on this new and less-expensive solution for couples who are dealing with infertility" (Running time: 6:09)


Infertility Clinics in India and Surrogacy Search Websites

Akanksha Infertility Clinic Website, Anand, India

Malpani Infertility Clinic Website, Mumbai, India

Planet Hospital


Online Resources, Articles, and Blogs

Listen to MP3 interview with Anand Clinic, American Public Media

Article: Surrogate Mothers: Wombs for Rent  featured in Marie Claire Magazine

NY Times Article: Judith Warner on “Outsourced Wombs”

NY Times Article: India nurtures business of surrogate motherhood:

Associated Press Slideshow of Akankha Clinic in Anand, India

Article from Christian Science Monitor of Surrogate Mothers in India:

Beth Kohl blogs on Indian Surrogates on the Huffington Post:

Indian Today article highlighting the concept of “surrogacy under wraps”:

The Oprah Winfrey Show: Lisa Ling Investigates Wombs for Rent

Wombs for Rent article on Digital Journal

Kathryn Hinsch, founder of the Women Bioethics Project, on reproductive technologies and  embryonic transfers                     


Books for further reading

Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale, 1985.

Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, 1932.







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