Too many mothers? Surrogacy, kinship and the welfare of the child.

@article{Wallbank2002TooMM,
  title={Too many mothers? Surrogacy, kinship and the welfare of the child.},
  author={Julie A. Wallbank},
  journal={Medical law review},
  year={2002},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          271-94
        }
}
  • J. Wallbank
  • Published 2002
  • Political Science
  • Medical law review
at the SPTL conference, Glasgow University 2002. I would like to thank Sara Fovargue for her comments on that draft and the anonymous reviewers of Medical Law Review. 1 See further C. Dyer, ‘Surrogate Mother Refuses to Give Up Baby’ (1997) 314 B.M.J. 250 and D. Kennedy, ‘Minister Hints at Change in the Law’ (1997) The Times, 16 May. 2 M. Brazier, A. Campbell and S. Golombok, Surrogacy: Review for Health Ministers of Current Arrangements for Payments and Regulation, (Cmnd. 4068) 1998 at paras. 1… 
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