California Mom, Chinese Dads: The Story of An American Surrogate

Published on Thursday September 3rd, 2015 by WCS

CNN recently interviewed Audra Anderson, a West Coast Surrogacy Gestational Surrogate and Amy Kaplan, founder of West Coast Surrogacy (WCS) on the recent growth of international surrogacy.

By Ivan Watson and Connie Young @CNNMoney

An increasing number of American women are becoming gestational surrogates for international couples who are unable to have a child without surrogacy. These couples come from all over the globe, including China, where the need for U.S.-based surrogate mothers is particularly prevalent. Amy Kaplan explains how roughly 40% of WCS's clients are from China, with a third of these intended parents being LGBT. Audra, who lives in California, is currently pregnant and carrying a baby for a Chinese LGBT couple with whom she’s worked with during a previous surrogacy agreement.

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