The parents must be heterosexual and legally married; the process can cost up to R$ 250,000 [about 53,700 euros].
Ukraine, a land with 604,000 km² (slightly larger than the state of Minas Gerais) and a population of 42 million people, has become a destination for parents in search of surrogacy thanks to the attractive price, almost half of the amount charged in the United States.
The fact that some countries that used to allow the practice for foreigners, such as India and Mexico, have banned it in recent years also favors this former soviet republic. Other countries that allow surrogacy are Albania, Russia and Greece.
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