As diverse as they are, Sahakian’s clients have one thing in common: their ability to afford his services. If you are open to using other people’s eggs, sperm or uteruses and are prepared to pay, anything is possible. “Money talks. If you have money, you’re going to have a baby. It’s sad, but it is the case,” Sahakian tells me less than five minutes after I sit down in his monochrome office. He wears grey surgical scrubs embroidered with his name, his hair slicked back and greying at the temples. On his huge, black desk sits a glass paperweight containing a laser-engraved baby, next to a plastic uterus and fallopian tubes. But immediately after saying this, he checks himself. “It isn’t sad, actually – it’s pretty happy. I believe in this type of science. I believe in family balancing, gender selection, selecting out abnormal embryos, using egg donors, sperm donors, this is what I do. I love what I do. The ultimate goal here is … [Read more...] about ‘Having a child doesn’t fit into these women’s schedule’: is this the future of surrogacy?
62 year old woman has baby
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It's something that has long infuriated me: try telling that to the people living in poverty in the Punjab. They want clean water, but they also want laptops. In short, they want what we here in the West have had for a long time — and it is rank hypocrisy for those of us who have benefited from the comfortable advances in technology in recent years to suggest they can't have it. … [Read more...] about Police manage to tackle 30 topless women Extinction Rebellion chained to Parliament in just two hours – despite needing 12 hours to move in when they disrupted newspaper print works