What is the Baha’i view on Surrogate Mothers?

“The spiritual and social implications involved in the use of surrogate mothers to provide for the gestation of the embryo, even when the embryo results from the fertilization of the husband’s sperm and the wife’s egg cell which is later implanted into the womb of the third party, are too far-reaching for such a procedure to be permissible to Bahá’ís.”

(From a letter written on behalf of the Universal House of Justice to a National Spiritual Assembly, October 25, 1984)

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