A 58-year old woman in Utah is serving as a surrogate mother for her daughter. The woman had already gone through menopause but she took a treatment of hormone shots to get herself back into the child-bearing mode. So far, the pregnancy is going well, and the baby will be born in February.
The baby, a girl, will thus have two mothers. One will be her grandmother and the other will be her sister.
What do you think of this? Wanting a baby is a commendable desire and the Bible is sympathetic to women plagued by being “barren.” If a woman wants to have a baby but can’t, due to fertility problems, do you acknowledge any limits as to what doctors or society or she herself should do to make that happen? [Read more...]