BBC1 – I’m Pregnant with Their Baby (A surrogate story, aired August 2011)
Interesting look at 3 British surrogates, and it seemed to me to be quite a balanced view. Very brave of everyone to take part, showing the process warts and all. I know from our experience that we felt incredibly private throughout the process and would not have been comfortable being so public about our surrogacy experience at the time. I take my hat off to them. Ultimately this kind of program increases awareness of surrogacy and helps people understand what motivates people to do become surrogate mothers. It won’t be too many years from now that the UK is more desensitised to surrogacy as a way of creating longed-for families and it becomes more common, like IVF did some years ago (well, maybe not quite that common, but you get my drift).