International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2020)

Surrogacy: A bought motherhood


Parantap Kumar Das, Shabnam Kisa

Motherhood plays a very significant role in social life. It is obligatory to be a mother and not only that but to be a mother of sons. In a family the mother of children enjoyed a social superiority over the barren or childless women or co-wife. Infertility or the inability to have children on the other hand affects both men and woman of reproductive age in all parts of the world. What's more basic perception rising starting with just about the greater part about these will be that it may be lady who convey those loads of obligation to childlessness. Parenthood enhances status. Also confers prestige. Inability to conceive gives rise to feeling of low self-esteem in woman and increases their susceptibility to physical and verbal abuse, plane zealot. Women wilt the soft targets of covert and overt pressure both from the family and the society at large. This stimulates them to wangle various types of treatment for infertility. Present day medical science has provided with lots of strained techniques which helps in conception and delivering the pregnancy to the full term. Surrogacy is considered as a very sensitive and emotional issue which has far reaching impact on all the parties involved in it. The under structure of every surrogacy arrangement is derived from a desire of an individual to beget a child, which unfortunately some are unable to fulfil. India has become a favoured destination for reproductive tourism at a rapid rate. It has become the Mecca for all treatment option for infertility and thereof opened a new avenue for medical tourism or largest tabbed as the Fertility Tourism.
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