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Surrogate mum says she wonders what happened to baby she gave away

Kim Cotton was Britain's first surrogate mother Photo: ITV News Anglia

A woman from Milton Keynes who made the national headlines 30 years ago when she became Britain's first surrogate mum, says she still wonder's what became of the baby she gave away.

The 56 year old grandmother of five says when she agreed to help a childless couple in 1985 she was naive about how she'd feel afterwards.

Despite that she still supports the idea and is campaigning for a change in the law to give childless couples more security in surrogacy.

Kim helped set up COTS (Childlessness overcome through surrogacy) Credit: ITV News Anglia

She also went onto have twins in 1991 to help an infertile friend.

After her experience she help set up COTS- or Childlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy.

COTS sees between 50 and 55 babies born to surrogate mums each year and since it was set up in 1988 the figure is more than 900. It says the number would be greater but people are still wary of surrogacy.

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