Dozens of fertility clinics have mushroomed in land-locked Laos after scandals over commercial surrogacy have spurred wealthier Southeast Asian neighbours to ban the controversial procedure since 2015.
The gleaming, modern clinics have names featuring words such as “Miracle” and “Perfect” to help them stand out amid the dusty surrounding roads and highways in the Lao capital of Vientiane, close to the Thai border.
“Laos has the best governance. Surrogacy or egg donation is not illegal!” one clinic, Thai Perfect IVF, said in a recent WeChat post in Chinese, hoping to attract clients from a country where surrogacy services have been illegal since …read more
Source: Pakistan Today