Surrogacy is a very controversial practice around the world, raising difficult moral, social and legal issues. According to the National Infertility Association, approximately 7.3 million individuals in the United States (one in every eight couples) struggle with infertility issues. I’m sure we all know someone who does and it’s not a topic that’s always easy to talk about.
But if you thought surrogacy is a rather modern way of allowing couples to become parents regardless of their gender, past, and background, think again. Surrogacy has been around for much longer than many people realize. In fact, it even dates back to biblical times.
Here’s everything you need to know about the history of surrogacy