Navigating rough waters: an overview of psychological aspects of surrogacy.

@article{Ciccarelli2005NavigatingRW,
  title={Navigating rough waters: an overview of psychological aspects of surrogacy.},
  author={Janice C Ciccarelli and Linda J. Beckman},
  journal={The Journal of social issues},
  year={2005},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={
          21-43
        }
}
This article provides an overview of the social and psychological aspects surrounding the surrogacy process including attitudes about surrogacy, perceptions and problems of surrogate mothers and intended/social parents, and questions concerning children resulting from contractual parenting. Review of the literature on contractual parenting reveals a wealth of discussion about the ethical, moral, legal, and psychological implications, but limited empirical data on the psychological and social… 
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