A cautionary tale for couples using surrogates One couple vows to continue battle with woman who decided to keep baby By Mike Celizic TODAYShow.com contributor Updated: 9:56 a.m. CT Oct 23, 2007 Despite a court ruling against them, a Florida couple vows to continue their legal battle to gain custody of a child born by the woman they hired as a surrogate, but who then decided to keep the baby. The issue, Tom and Gwyn Lamitina say, is not about Florida surrogacy law, which clearly gives the woman the right to the child. They are fighting for Tom Lamitina’s rights as the father of the child. See link... http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21435600/ Looks to me like they tried to do this on "the cheap". No donor egg, no attourney... they could have protected themselves a LOT better in this case if they were going to use this method. They should have researched it better. Sounds like they "lucked out" the first time.