Carla Pincombe's first instinct after giving birth seven weeks ago was not to hold the baby.
Up to 10 surrogacy-born babies with Australian biological parents are stuck in legal limbo in Cambodia after a crackdown on commercial surrogacy there last year.
Born 13 months apart, Morgan Williams and her sister, Maggie Paxton, grew up almost as close as twins.
Claudia Luca, 31, was unable to conceive children naturally.
She is three months old now, living in a brand new double-storey house in a quiet street in a southern Melbourne suburb with her biological father.
There are lots of stories about the rich and famous who've had to rely on surrogacy to have a child, Nicole Kidman, Sarah Jessica Parker and Elton John to name a few.
The Cambodian government has criticised Australia for failing to take some responsibility for an unfolding human tragedy as dozens of surrogate mothers carrying babies for Australian biological parents have gone into hiding.
As many as 70 babies carried by Cambodian women for Australian parents are caught up in the latest crackdown on commercial surrogacy.
An Australian nurse and fertility specialist running a surrogacy clinic in the Cambodian capital could face up to two years' jail.
Cambodia's justice minister Ang Vong Vathana called for the ban, describing surrogacy as a form of "human trading".
When she answered the late night phone call from her sister, Aimee Morrisby had no idea her life was about to change forever.