Breeders? in the New York Times

by Matthew Eppinette, Director of Programs on July 7, 2014

Over the weekend, the New York Times ran the first article in what we understand will be a series of articles on surrogacy.

The article is entitled “Coming to U.S. for Baby, and Womb to Carry It: Foreign Couples Heading to America for Surrogate Pregnancies,” and is available on the NYT website.

Heather, who is featured in our Breeders: A Subclass of Women? is interviewed in the article, and a quote from her, from Breeders?, was yesterday’s New York Times Quotation of The Day.

I was crying. I said he has to come in; he’s the father; he should be here. He came in, he cut the cord. He took the baby. And that’s the last I ever heard from them.

HEATHER RICE, a surrogate who carried a child with a defect, describing giving birth over the biological parents’ objections. From breeders.cbc-network.org

The reporter writing the series has interviewed Jennifer extensively. As the rest of the articles in the series are released, we will be sure to post them here, on facebook, and on twitter…so watch these spaces!

If you haven’t seen Breeders? yet, you can watch it online at Vimeo, order the DVD here, or attend next month’s screening in Minneapolis.

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