Grandparents of Tiantian winning long legal combat for detention of frozen embryos left by his mother and father
The son of a Chinese couple who died more than four years earlier has been born to a replacement father, according to Chinese media.
Shen Jie and Liu Xi had been married for two years when they decided to try in vitro fertilization. Five eras before they were scheduled to transplant one of the fertilized embryos into Liu, the couple died in a car accident in March 2013 in the Chinese coastal district of Jiangsu.
For the next three years, the parent education Shen and Liu fought for the human rights of four frozen embryos left by their late children placed in a involved and extraordinary legal client in China, according to the Beijing News.
After several court battles, both sets of parents ultimately triumphed custody of the embryos, and in January of 2017, with the help of an underground surrogacy busines, they drove to Laos to find a mom. Surrogacy is illegal in China.
In December last year, Shen and Liu’s baby, a son, was born in a hospital in Guangzhou. Liu’s mother dedicated him the epithet Tiantian, or “sweet”. Last month, their own families celebrated Tiantian’s first 100 daytimes by nursing a small party.
Liu’s mother, Hu Xinxian, told Beijing News:” Tiantian’s sees look like my daughter’s but overall, he ogles more like his father .”
After the birth there have still been law complications. The new grandparents had to carry out Dna measures to substantiate their relationship to Tiantian and hinder custody.
The grandparents had not been able to decided how to tell Tiantian about his background. Shen Xinan, Tiantian’s paternal grandfather, told Beijing News that until Tiantian is older they will tell him his mothers are overseas.
” This son is destined to be sad on his arrival into the world. Other babies have their parents and mothers, but he doesn’t. We will definitely tell him in the future. How is impossible to not ?” Shen announced.