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If you are concerned about privacy, you do not need to register with your full or real name, but please bear in mind that the name you register with will be printed on your name tag.
To protect the privacy of speakers and delegates, media will not be at the event
To protect the privacy of parent panelists, parent sessions will not be recorded. Some conference presentations will be available online for download after the event.
Parents from Sweden, Norway and Denmark will be available to answer your questions about their surrogacy experiences in Ukraine, Georgia, US, Canada, Greece & Mexico. Experts from many of these nations will also be providing talks and advice.
There are protective regulations and laws allowing foreigners to access surrogacy and which provide transfer of parentage in some US states, some Canadian provinces, Ukraine, Georgia, Greece & Russia.
Surrogacy arrangements typically include medical, legal, surrogate recruitment, surrogate compensation and birth costs. In some countries health insurance and agency fees are also payable. Costs depend largely on IVF success rates and the country you engage in. They can range from US$56,000 – US$135,000.
In countries where surrogacy is legal, the intended parents can both be named on the birth certificate.
Yes, many surrogacy arrangements require donor eggs. The conference will discuss the options available.
Yes. New parents will need to remain in the country that surrogacy took place for three to ten weeks post birth, depending on the country. For the US, three weeks is average; for Ukraine, ten weeks is average and the legal process may include transfer of parentage, sole custody and adoption.