Addicted to Surrogacy looks at women who are serial surrogates, giving birth to surrogate babies more than once. From Jill Hawkins, the childless surrogate who is trying for baby number eight, to Carole Horlock, the world-record holder who has given birth to 12 surrogate babies, this program explores the idea of the ‘ultimate high’ that these women experience.
Contrary to popular belief, it’s the surrogates who call the shots throughout pregnancy and we meet the couples who await their babies as they negotiate the ups and downs of their surrogate relationships.
However, when the couple walk away with their baby, the blues can set in for the surrogate. Amanda is a first-time surrogate who is already lining up her second couple. She’s yet to give birth to the first: how will she cope?