Published on WomensHealthMag.com
By Alexandria Gomez featuring commentary from RMANJ Dr. Marie D. Werner
Keeping Up With The Kardashian's, and more recently, it's been thrust back into the national conversation via Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale, an adaptation of Margaret Atwoods's 1985 novel of the same name.
The show is set in a not-so-distant American future in which reproduction rates take a nosedive and fertile women are subsequently forced into conceiving children for elite couples. Of course, this totalitarian premise is far from a realistic portrayal of the surrogacy process. It does, however, beg the question: What does the real-life version of this look like?
More women than ever