6.15 -6.40pm

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2019-02-14 at 08:36:13


Parent Panel

Australians who utilised US egg donation or surrogacy discuss the practical issues around their family formation journeys

Moderator: Karen Synesiou

Melbourne: Catherine Mair (Mum to twins via US), Eva John (Mum via US) Andy John (Young adult via US), LJ Wallace (Mum via US)

Sydney: Rees Rear (Dad via US), Paul Sinclair (Dad via US), Lisa Banfield (Mum via US), Kat Patterson-Gray (Mum to twins via US), Andy John (Young adult via US)



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