Doctors Could Have Never Predicted What Happened to This Surrogate's Baby

Some things are not quite what they seem to be. For one surrogate mother, her dream come true actually ended up becoming her biggest nightmare...

Searching for a Surrogate

Surrogacy is an arrangement in which someone agrees to bear a child for someone who is otherwise unable to conceive. This practice, while oftentimes risky and expensive, has recently been legalized in a number of states.

The Cost of Carrying

Surrogate mothers charge upwards of $100,000 to carry someone else's child! Additionally, most states in the US have not legalized surrogacy, and if you live in an illegal state, you have very little options. On rare occasions, things can get tricky in surrogate relationships, but they usually don't go the way that it did for one particular surrogate mother named Jessica Allen...


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The More You Know

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Post originally appeared on Upbeat News.