Conceptual Options Surrogacy News: California Parents Fighting for Parental Rights for Baby Born via Surrogacy in Mexico

Conceptual Options Surrogacy News: California Parents Fighting for Parental Rights for Baby Born via Surrogacy in Mexico

A couple from San Jose, California, decided to head to Mexico to save money on surrogacy in the small town of Tabasco, reportedly the only Mexican state where surrogacy is legal. But according to the Amirehs, the laws suddenly changed around the time when Grayson was born on April 16 and they’re unable to get the birth certificate for him that’s required to secure a passport for the trip to the United States.

According to the SFGate,

A San Jose family turned to a surrogate in Mexico when they were unable to have children of their own. Now, Haseeb and Christy Amireh are fighting to bring their newborn baby, Grayson, back to America…

“There are still agencies taking … intended parents, like us, so we’d like to get the word out,” Haseeb told CBS News

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-California, told KPIX-TV, “From what we learned, the governor in that state has put a moratorium on all birth certificates for surrogate families … I think this just highlights why it’s really important to understand the laws of any country that you’re traveling to to make a health care decision.”

Read more here about the importance of knowing the laws of the country for your journey to creating a family.

Conceptual Options Surrogacy News: Mexico Fight

Conceptual Options Surrogacy News: Mexico Fight