They Died 4 Years Ago, Just Became Parents

Siah Hwee Ang

But five days before one of the fertilised embryos was due to be transplanted into Liu, the couple died in a auto accident in March 2013 in the Chinese province of Jiangsu.

The tragedy set off a years-long battle in court, as the parents of both Shen and Liu fought to claim the fertilised embryos as their own. Given the legal ambiguity around untransplanted embryos, the group had to look outside the country.

After the accident, the parents of the dead spent a lot of time on trials, they were allowed to use the embryos.

Eventually they found a surrogate in Laos but, according to Time magazine, the eggs had to be transported across the border by vehicle because no airline was willing to take the embryos, which were encased in a thermos of liquid-nitrogen.

The baby, a baby boy, was born in December by a surrogate mother from Laos and the case came out this week from The Beijing News.

Baby Tiantian was born in December 2017 in a hospital in Guangzhou, a port city to the northwest of Hong Kong.

So, in January 2017, the grandparents traveled to Laos to search for a surrogate mother.

Hu Xingxian, his maternal grandma, who gave him the name Tiantian, or Sweet Sweet. To avoid any citizenship issues, the surrogate was later brought back to China on a tourist visa to give birth.

In another, Tiantian - smiling, wearing a cartoon bib that says "HAPPY" - is about to celebrate his first 100 days, a significant milestone for newborns in China.

After the birth late past year, all four grandparents took DNA blood tests to confirm they were related to the boy.

Tiantian's paternal grandfather told the newspaper that they didn't want to tell the child the truth about his parents until he was older.

They've chose to tell Tiantian his parents are overseas until he is old enough to understand how he was born. They would eventually hire a 27-year-old mother from Laos to carry and deliver the child for them.

He said: "The boy is destined to be sad on his arrival into the world".

"We will definitely tell him in the future - how can we not?"

Related:

  • Bachelor party in Kiev — unforgettable impressions are guaranteed

    Bachelor party in Kiev — unforgettable impressions are guaranteed

    Spectacular dancers will complement the spectacular dance of any composition, leaving an unforgettable impression in your memory. A special chic to the club is given by colorful and incendiary performances, over which a professional choreographer works.
    Global Resource Coin

    Global Resource Coin

    In addition, from the year 2018 GRC’s cryptocurrency rate is expected to grow due to its social usefulness and relevance. In order to do this, you need to have a considerable amount of money, a special financial education and a special license.
    As the confetti settles and the clean-up from Cleveland’s first major professional sports championship parade in over 50 years begins, attention turn to next season.

    As the confetti settles and the clean-up from Cleveland’s first major professional sports championship parade in over 50 years begins, attention turn to next season.

    We’ve already seen the green shoots of something great this term and look like they could make a playoff push next season. Cavs have work cut out The defending champs have their work cut out keeping the title winning roster together this summer.
  • IAG floats possible Norwegian takeover

    IAG floats possible Norwegian takeover

    The owner of British Airways is eyeing a takeover of its budget rival Norwegian amid a mounting price war on key long-haul routes. In 2017, Norwegian had revenues of 31bn Norwegian krone (£2.8bn) and made a 298m krone loss on the 33m passengers it flew.
    True Love Exists!

    True Love Exists!

    Moreover, for the first time, Ivy and David even did not see each other, due to the fact that their communication was online. It should be noticed that these two people began relations just as friends, as they lived in different countries.
    Wise casino advices

    Wise casino advices

    Tips casino players online You need to understand the difference between traditional casinos and online casinos. Still, the main goal, anyway, is to get a prize and the opportunity to become rich without putting an effort.
  • UK Takeover panel sets Disney/Sky conditions

    UK Takeover panel sets Disney/Sky conditions

    Rupert Murdoch's Fox agreed an offer to buy all of Sky 17 months ago, but is still waiting approval. Fox is awaiting a review from the U.K.'s competition watchdog due May 1 concerning its own Sky bid.
    Oliver right to award Madrid penalty and send off Buffon

    Oliver right to award Madrid penalty and send off Buffon

    We must remember that we beat Real Madrid 3-0 on their own turf and only a insane person would've believed that going in. "In the Champions League , when you look at the history of the club, you see that nobody has matched us".
    Microgaming’s vision of the future with virtual reality

    Microgaming’s vision of the future with virtual reality

    It is true that this is only a prototype and Microgaming has yet to actually make a huge cultural impact with a device like this. At the moment, players are basically projected into a virtual reality world through the use of this technology.
  • Novichok used in Skripal attack: Chemical weapons watchdog

    Novichok used in Skripal attack: Chemical weapons watchdog

    In an executive summary made public at Britain's request, it said "the toxic chemical was of high purity" but did not name it. She said she had declined an offer of assistance from the Russian embassy "at the moment".

    Reflections on the Current State of Facebook, Inc. (FB)

    Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. ( NYSE: PLD ) constructed a change of 0.13% and closed at $61.32. (NASDAQ: FB ). Earnings per Share Details of Facebook, Inc .: The EPS of FB is strolling at 6.16, measuring its EPS growth this year at 76.3%.
    Weekend that could determine the destination of the Premier League title

    Weekend that could determine the destination of the Premier League title

    Many neutrals are hoping to see a fitting ending to what has been a fairytale story that may even be turned into a box office film, such has been the feat of their achievements.

Comments

Other news