Three women stand in a line with their hands on their visibly pregnant stomachs. Their faces are cropped out of the image.

Surrogate mothers Daksha, 37, Renuka, 23, and Rajia, 39, pose for a photograph inside a temporary home for surrogates provided by Akanksha IVF centre in Anand town, about 44 miles south of thecity of Ahmedabad in this 2013 file photo. Two years later, in 2015, India changed it's laws for surrogacy and shut down the international market. Now, a new bill may make any commercial surrogacy illegal.


Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters/file photo

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