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Without a Doubt : An Irish Couple's Journey Through Ivf, Adoption and Surrogacy (Paperback) (Fiona Whyte

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'Without a Doubt' is the compelling and heartfelt story of Fiona Whyte and Sean Malone's quest to start their own family; first by in vitro fertilization (IVF), followed by a farcical attempt to adopt, and then (successfully) by surrogacy through a clinic in India. Their journey exposes the shortcomings of the current Irish legal system relating to these deeply emotional issues and their heart-breaking human consequences. In Fiona's own words: In the eyes of the Irish state I do not exist. Written with profound clarity, Fiona and Seán's personal story follows the couple through their extraordinary experience of trying to conceive through IVF, adopt, and then the many arduous journeys to India for the ultimately successful birth of twins with an Indian surrogate. Their story highlights the dire need for new legislation to provide for and protect parents seeking surrogacy in Ireland, and explores the complex legal, ethical, and social issues created in a legal vacuum. Without a Doubt is the emotional story of one couple's dream of starting a family and a damning indictment of the inadequacies of the so-called 'adoption system' and urgent need for surrogacy legislation in Ireland today. [Subject: Irish Studies, Memoir, Sociology, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)]
Number of Pages: 251.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Author: Fiona Whyte & Sean Malone
Language: English
Street Date: April 24, 2017
TCIN: 52746937
UPC: 9781785371189
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-4004

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