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Kim Cotton

Interview with Kim Cotton

March 3, 2016

30 years ago, Kim Cotton became the UK’s first surrogate mother. Despite considering herself ‘just an ordinary woman’, the repercussions of her ‘first’ changed history forever.  Choosing to conceive and birth a child on behalf of another couple, Kim Cotton arguably pioneered the modern acceptance of a practice that at the time was hugely controversial. Kim’s choice met  an enormous wave of public reaction – from admiration and empathy to outrage and read more