After suffering three miscarriages and being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome, a woman and her husband made a last-ditch attempt to have a child - only for a hospital mix-up to leave them not wanting the baby.
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The anonymous father, thought to be American, posted his dilemma on Reddit, explaining that the couple decided to pay a surrogate 'lots of money' to have a child. However a mix-up at the sperm bank meant that the child that was born wasn't her husband's, according to the post.Nnamdi Kanu places N1m bounty on overseas traveling schedule of South-East governors
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'We don't care about race, we are just upset that the baby wasn't both of us. Am I the a**hole for wanting to take legal action against the agency and not keep the baby?' he asked. More than 4,000 people commented on the post while it was still on the site. One person said: 'Wow this is stunningly sad.'
Another wrote: 'As a man, I would feel hurt. I would feel partially emasculated. But if this is something I wanted, and my wife wanted, I wouldn't waste the chance given to us simply because of the organisation's f*** up.' A third added: 'You brought this child into the world, you now have the responsibility to take care of it.'