How Having A Baby Gets Complicated

How difficult is it to have a baby?  For most people, it’s not all that complicated (and I’m sure I don’t have to explain it to you).

But if you are two men from Israel, wanting to be a biological father (in their case a baby for each of them) required two wombs, four countries, multiple languages and money.  Lots of money.  And by the way, what about the women involved?  It really is a remarkable tale of determination and perseverance.  And did I mention money?

*** SPOILER ALERT — One of the major players is an earthquake.

The full story is in an NPR Radiolab podcast entitled Birthstory.  You can listen to it at  The photo came from that website.

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