Media: In Russia because of the coronavirus stuck about thousands of surrogate children

In Russia there are about 1 thousand babies born to surrogate mothers cannot be taken out of the country because of the closed borders, the newspaper the Guardian on the results of its own investigation.

the pandemic coronavirus borders will remain closed. Therefore, children born in February and later are in the care of hired nannies in rented apartments in Moscow, St. Petersburg and other Russian cities, the newspaper writes. It is noted that typically, children who gave birth to a surrogate mother convey to parents a few days after birth. However, because of the pandemic, it proved impossible.

the publication cites the words of the Chairman of the presidential Council of the Russian Federation for human rights Irina Kirkary, according to which, since February 2020 in Russia surrogate mothers had children 180 Chinese families. In addition, children born in Russia, waiting for their families in Singapore, France, Argentina, Australia and the Philippines.

estimates Kirkary, we are talking about 1 thousand children. Center that provides surrogacy services in St. Petersburg, citing a figure of not less than 600 children. According to Kirkor, the problem requires urgent solution, because growing kids need their parents.

it is Noted that, in turn, families awaiting these children write in social networks video messages with requests for special visas for taking children home.