Adam Stearns

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2019-10-05 at 04:36:36

UK dad Dr Adam Stearns & his wife Fionnuala went down the surrogacy route after two pregnancy losses at 22-weeks (and further earlier miscarriages) due to a uterine abnormality and failed corrective surgery. They first engaged with a Greek IVF clinic in September 2017, and the first embryo transfer took place in May 2018 after a couple of rounds of IVF, and a court case in Greece authorising the surrogacy and assigning parental responsibility. The second embryo transfer (October 2018) was successful with a singleton pregnancy and their amazing son was born in June 2019.


This guest blog is from Karen Holden at A City Law Firm. Getting advice early and being prepared, can help you have a smooth surrogacy journey, but if it goes wrong it’s not the end of the journey. Traditional Surrogacy in the UK. There are numerous pitfalls of undertaking your surrogacy journey in the UK. […]

While Hong Kong, Bangkok and Sydney are popular destinations for Family Building and for a good quality IVF, increasing numbers need a surrogate and such services are harder to access. Yet a global audit of surrogacy agencies in 2018 showed China to be in the top three user nations of cross-border surrogacy globally. In the […]

The global landscape is always changing. Below are some recent developments you should be aware of. *          In Australia and New Zealand, there are important changes to RTAC guidelines around embryo shipping. We are holding a session on this at the Conference.  *          On 12 May, the Northern Territory became Australia’s last jurisdiction to pass […]