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Country’s first surrogate set of twins born

Update: March, 19/2016 - 09:00

Việt Nam’s first set of surrogate twins were born on Wednesday at Từ Dũ Obstetrics Hospital in HCM City, weighing 2.15 kilogrammes and 1.9 kilogrammes. The twins’ parents are a married couple from the central province of Khánh Hoà. The surrogate mother is a relative of the couple, a requirement stipulated by law. As of January 2016, the hospital had received 33 applications for surrogacy. Of these, 19 were approved. 16 of them have undergone the procedure. Từ Dũ Hospital is one of three hospitals in Việt Nam that is allowed to conduct the procedure, under a Government decree issued in January 2015. — VNA/VNS Photo Phương Vy



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