Grandparents of Tiantian prevail long law combat for detention of frozen embryos left by his mother and father
The son of a Chinese couple who died more than 4 years ago has been born to a replacement mom, is in accordance with Chinese media.
Shen Jie and Liu Xi had been married for two years when they decided to try in vitro fertilization. Five days before they were planned in order to transplant one of the fertilized embryos into Liu, the couple died in a car accident in March 2013 in the Chinese coastal responsibility of Jiangsu.
For the next three years, the parents of Shen and Liu fought for the human rights of four frozen embryos left by their late children placed in a complicated and unprecedented legal example in China, according to the Beijing News.
After various courtroom combats, both sets of parents finally prevailed detention of the embryos, and in January of 2017, with the assistance provided by an underground surrogacy bureau, they drove to Laos to find a mom. Surrogacy is illegal in China.
In December last year, Shen and Liu’s baby, a boy, was born in a infirmary in Guangzhou. Liu’s mother imparted him the figure Tiantian, or “sweet”. Last month, their own families celebrated Tiantian’s firstly 100 periods by deeming a small party.
Liu’s mother, Hu Xinxian, told Beijing News:” Tiantian’s sees look like my daughter’s but overall, he gazes more like “his fathers” .”
After the birth there have still been legal complications. The new grandparents had to to be implemented by DNA experiments to substantiate their relationship to Tiantian and preserve custody.
The grandparents had not been able to decided how to tell Tiantian about his background. Shen Xinan, Tiantian’s paternal granddad, told Beijing News that until Tiantian is older they will tell him his mothers are overseas.
” This boy is destined to be sad on his arrival into the world. Other babes have their papas and fathers, but he doesn’t. We will definitely tell him in the future. How is impossible to not ?” Shen said.