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Why the baby business is booming

The business of surrogacy is growing fast, as fertility rates fall and demand from gay parents rises. This global trade has a dark underbelly, and needs policing.

00:51 America: putting a price on family
05:32 What’s driving demand?
07:52 How did surrogacy become a global trade?
11:30 Surrogacy’s dark underbelly
16:49 How can surrogacy be better regulated?
21:10 What’s in the child’s best interest?

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