Mothers, Babies Stranded in Ukraine Surrogacy Industry

Maria Varenikova - The New York Times

"In one of the more bizarre consequences of coronavirus travel restrictions, biological parents, babies and surrogate mothers have become scattered and sometimes stranded in multiple countries for months this year," says this article from the New York Times that describes the situation of surrogates and babies waiting to be retrieved in Ukraine. "At one point, 79 babies were stacked up in Kyiv, cared for by nurses, in cribs at a hotel," according to the article.