Oneof the biggestsurrogacy issuesis whether it is fair to thesurrogatemother.It is generally assumed that she will become attached to the child she iscarrying, even if it is not genetically her own, and that it is in some waycruel to take it from her, even if that is the established agreement.
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However,studies have shown thatsurrogatemothersrarely change their minds and want to keep the child. Surrogate mothers adopt arange of techniques to maintain an appropriate relationship with the baby theyare carrying, including bonding with the commissioning couple, and this helps toprevent attachment. Most surrogate mothers are proud of the job they are doingand feel positive about being able to help a childless couple to start thefamily they want so much.