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8 Australian families caught in surrogacy row

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Eight Australian families and 14 children born from Thai surrogate mothers are in Bangkok waiting for legal procedures to be completed before they can leave the country, a senior diplomatic source told the Bangkok Post Wednesday. 

Officials led by director-general Boonruang Trairuangworawat of the Department of Health Service Support "inspected" the SFC Fertility Clinic in a raid Wednesday on Amarin Tower in Pathumwan district. The clinic was found to be operating legally, providing assisted reproductive technology and surrogacy services. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

Of the eight, five families with nine babies have obtained citizenship papers for their nine children and are waiting for their passports.

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