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Recently there are about twenty-three places around the world legalize the surrogacy arrangement Surrogacy 2010 In Hong Kong according to the Human Reproductive Technology Regulation only infertile couples are allowed to perform surrogacy arrangements Also no surrogacy arrangements can be performed on a commercial basis Frieda 2010 The growing world trend of surrogate legalization leads to a rising number of advocates in Hong Kong who strive for completing surrogate legalization Although it is true that Hong Kong surrogates law is stricter than other countries in general the disadvantages of surrogacy far outweigh the advantages in four main areas legislation future development of infants traditional moral system and the origins of surrogacy Supporters of surrogate legalization claim that surrogacy should be legalized as it do make a big gift to couples or singles who are desire to have a baby but incapable of achieving it However it can be a nightmare instead of a gift Some surrogate mothers who are inexperienced of pregnancy will generate a fathomless emotional attachment with the child during the pregnant period This may result in child vying between the surrogate mother and genetic parents Boon 2007 p 8 In addition the validity of the surrogacy contract between two parties is factually low Although the surrogate contract is declared that the surrogate mother have to give up custody for their newborn infant still there have been many fail cases were resulted and often led to long-drawn legal tussles in court Rothenberg 1988 P 115 For instance the Baby M case from United States in 1986 the infertile couples called William Stern signed the surrogate contract with Whitehead couples and hired Mary Bath Whitehead as surrogate motherhood However Whitehead hid the infant after giving birth and fought against Stern couple for the infants custody due to her overriding maternal instinct Ultimately a New Jersey court announced the custody to Sterns but allowed Whitehead to visit the infant regularly Lee
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