12.00 – 12.40pm

Surrogates Own Experiences of Carrying a Baby 

As Sweden debates allowing altruistic surrogacy, this session brings together women from Denmark, the US, UK and Canada who have carried altruistically or (in the US case, compensated) to discuss their own families, their motivations for carrying for a loved one or stranger, the impact of surrogacy on them  and dispel some of the myths around exploitation.

Moderator: Anna Kullendorf

Panelists: Kate Fruin-Smith  (UK), Sara Fehrman (Canada), Pia Damm (Denmark) Carrie Ramoz (USA)