by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-11-29 at 06:08:59
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.
Hayley Christidis, Surrogacy Australia WA Rep
When James and Sara first decided on surrogacy as a mode to pursue their parenthood dreams, their minds were full of doubts and questions. They checked everything – online reviews and experiences of intended parents who had taken similar journeys But they were keen to understand whether there was a ‘ best surrogacy agency in […]
The priority of most nations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been to close their borders to foreigners while getting their own citizens ‘back home’. Many countries have shut down government departments, closed visa applications – some have introduced night-time curfews. This repatriation focus on nationality over need has had a terrible impact on […]
Three Australian jurisdictions – NSW, ACT & Queensland – have laws criminalising overseas surrogacy. However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted. In fact even when the rare case has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions, they have declined to take action. There […]