Many couples run into problems conceiving and have to chose another way for them to have a baby – here are 8 such couples who have had at least one child with the help of a surrogate, who is paid to host the couple’s child until she’s ready to pop! Many gay couples have used surrogates to have children, including Elton John, who recently became a father for the first time with his partner David Furnish.
Dennis & Kimberly Quaid
Dennis Quaid and his wife Kim had a set of twins, Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace, via surrogate. Dennis also has one biological son that he had with Meg Ryan.
Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick
Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick got help from a surrogate after they found it difficult to conceive – they had twins Tabitha Hodge and Marion Loretta Elwell.
Ricky Martin & his partner Carlos
Ricky Martin decided fatherhood was for him – he had twin boys Matteo and Valentino who he fathers with his partner Carlos.
Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban’s daughter Faith Margaret was born on Dec. 28 via surrogate.
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka
Celebville’s hottest gay couple Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka were blessed with twins, Harper Grace and Gideon Scott after they used a surrogate.
Camille & Kelsey Grammer
Camille Grammer had difficulty conceiving and so had both her son Jude and daughter Mason with the help of a surrogate – both kids were fathered by her now ex-husband Kelsey Grammer.
Katey Sagal & Kurt Sutter
Katey Sagal used a surrogate for her third child, a daughter named Esme Louise who is now 3 years old. Eme’s father is Kurt Sutter.
Elton John & David Furnish
Elton John and partner David Furnish recently became fathers for the first time – they welcomed their son Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John on Christmas Day 2010.