by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-05-29 at 03:02:54

Creating Families Across Borders in the Covid Era

Provides a thorough and up-to-date look at the pros and cons of altruistic and commercial surrogacy programs in the US, Canada, Greece, Cyprus, Georgia and elsewhere, differences in legal protection, birth certificates, surrogate screening, exit processes and medical services. Provides practical guidance on sperm and embryo creation and shipping options where you are unable or unwilling to travel. Growing Families has developed expertise in the logistics and options available in regard to shipping sperm and embryos internationally. This session looks at the paperwork and testing protocols required for various destinations, providing an easy guide.

Sam Everingham, Growing Families


The Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it will be possible to provide permission for foreign citizens to enter Georgia during travel ban provided that their embassy contacts MFA Georgia with the following information: Intended Parents full name, Passport Number and copies of their passports. Name and registration number of the IVF clinic (for New Life […]

It has been our great pleasure and privilege to have worked with Irish couples who have pursued their route to parenthood via surrogacy. It is essential that any person who is considering pursuing surrogacy as a route to parenthood must ensure that they are as fully informed about the process as is possible, that they […]

I have been working in this field for over a decade and the intended parents who come most unstuck in creating family are those who try to rely solely on social media tips as their manual for family building. While the casual advice from past parents is well-meaning, every journey is different and this is […]