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Story Of Baby With Down Syndrome Shows Surrogacy's Pitfalls

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August 3, 2014
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A boy with Down syndrome was adopted by his Thai surrogate after being abandoned, sparking support for the woman and scrutiny of lax surrogacy laws. Video provided by Newsy


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'I Will Never Abandon' Down's Baby Says Thai Surrogate

'I Will Never Abandon' Down's Baby Says Thai Surrogate

AFP (Aug. 4, 2014) — The Thai surrogate mother of a baby born with Down Syndrome vows to "never abandon" him after the Australian parents reportedly refused to care for him, sparking a moral debate and a cascade of donations for the boy's medical care. Duration: 01:25 Video provided by AFP
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Newsy (Oct. 31, 2014) — So much for middle-child syndrome. A new study says happiness increases with first and second children but pretty much disappears with the third one. Video provided by Newsy
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3D Fun Improves Child Therapy in Poland

3D Fun Improves Child Therapy in Poland

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 17, 2014) — Scientists in Poland are helping children with autism and Down's Syndrome better focus on therapeutic exercises by taking them out of their real world environment and into a specially-designed 3D cave in which their imagination can flourish. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters
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