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Culture | Economics

Where’s My Motherhood Paycheck?

Surrogates get paid top dollar for having a baby, why didn’t I?

Photo by 🇸🇮 Janko Ferlič on Unsplash

The grainy photo of the 3D ultrasound popped up on my feed. A gay couple I know were about to welcome their baby into the world. They used a surrogate. I couldn’t help but wonder what their surrogate was likely getting paid, so I googled…



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Kathryn Dickel

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