The Dark Side of Commercial Surrogacy

On October 8 2015, a young mother died of complications from childbirth. If we can believe the GoFundMe page put up under the name of Kathleen McRoberts, an Idaho and Utah fertility lawyer, this woman’s name was Brooke: “She was a mother, a friend, and a surrogate mother to 5 babies. She was an advocate and the face for everything good about surrogacy.” In her death, Brooke is also the reminder of many things that are bad about surrogacy. As the news of Brooke’s death circulated through the network, this week in Canada another woman, named Nancy, came forward to