by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-11-26 at 07:31:09
How Can You Best Support Your Surrogate?
A recent study of 30 Australian & New Zealand altruistic surrogates who carried for intended parents they did not previously know sheds important light on how surrogates select intended parents. The presentation also illustrates surrogates own experiences of independent journeys, their support needs and how well these were met during pregnancy attempts and pregnancies. Essential for those considering whether altruistic surrogacy is for them.
Katrina Hale, NSW Surrogacy Counsellor & Psychologist
While many countries without access to surrogacy, many seeking to create biological family are venturing offshore. It has left some resorting to ‘unofficial’ traditional surrogacy, using the surrogates eggs and home insemination. Others have had a local friend offer to carry for them, and taken her overseas for the embryo transfer. For the majority, the […]
In this difficult time, Growing Families is providing an update on current travel restrictions which will impact intended parents travelling internationally for embryo creation or the birth of children. OVERSEAS TRAVEL FOR BIRTHS (updated as at 4.30pm 22 July AEST) You need to consider Whether your local authorities will allow you to leave your home […]
Giving Food to the hungry; Hope to the needy; Life to a baby Together keeping babies healthy as only breastmilk can. I am excited about being involved with Growing Families. I have already had the privilege of helping many intending mothers prepare for breastfeeding by assisting them induce lactation. It has been wonderful to support […]