The Surrogacy Act was passed in Iran in 2004 to combat infertility that affects one out of five couples in the country. Surrogacy is prohibited in several countries, such as Spain and England. It is legal in Germany, but only on a volunteer basis. Iran's government believes that solving fertility problems also leads to a reduced number of divorces.
The uterus replacement system is when the mother gestates someone else's fetus in her uterus. Based on the official agreement, the baby will be surrendered to the couple after birth, which causes the mother to suffer some serious psychological problems.
Zahra is in the seventh month of pregnancy, and she is doing housework: washing her children's' clothes in the yard.
Zahra is hiding in her room because she feels severe pain and does not want to show it to her children.
Robert and Arpineh are back from a family party. Arpineh hung her artificial belly on the wall in the bedroom.
Zahra is sleeping in the room with her little girl (Sayeh).
Robert and Arpineh went to the photo studio to take pictures of pregnancy.
Zahra is resting in her mother's home in the final months of pregnancy.
Zahra loves her children. She still does not know how to tell them the story of a baby in her belly.
The hot summer weather has caused Zahra to become very thirsty.
Robert and Arpineh have prepared the baby's room and are waiting for their baby to be born.
Zahra's children's room and her little girl's toy against the wall placed on the bed.
Arpineh comes to church to pray for their baby's health, who will be born in a few days.
Arpineh and Robert's daughter was born.
Fifteen days passed after Zahra's s delivery. She has given the baby to Arpineh. Zahra does not feel good.