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Gestation: work for hire or the essence of motherhood? A comparative legal analysis.

@article{LauferUkeles2002GestationWF,
  title={Gestation: work for hire or the essence of motherhood? A comparative legal analysis.},
  author={Pamela Laufer-Ukeles},
  journal={Duke journal of gender law \& policy},
  year={2002},
  volume={9},
  pages={
          91-134
        }
}
I. INTRODUCTION Motherhood is no longer a simple concept. Black's Law Dictionary defines "mother" as "a woman who has given birth to or legally adopted a child." (1) Recent advances in reproductive technologies have called into question this basic definition of motherhood. Through in vitro fertilization, it is possible to extract an egg from one woman and implant the fertilized egg into the uterus of another woman, thereby severing the genetic and gestational aspects of motherhood. Depending on… Expand

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