Alice Clarke

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2016-03-23 at 05:51:00

In 1988,  Alice Clarke’s birth made her Australia’s first IVF surrogate kid. Conceived using donor sperm and her mum’s egg and then implanted into her aunt Linda’s womb.  Since then she has enjoyed being only child of older parents who thought they couldn’t have children. Alice is a freelance journalist.


The family-building landscape both domestically and internationally is becoming increasingly complex. Fall-out from the Covid pandemic as well as the war in Ukraine have had flow on effects to both surrogate availability and agency capacities globally. In some environments, such as Australia, new regulations are making it even harder for intended parents to engage in […]

The issue of COVID-19 vaccine administration in pregnancy is a really contentious topic. Various professional organizations have offered guidance that has ranged from a strong endorsement of receiving vaccination to a more cautious stance. Evidence is showing that pregnant women are a high-risk category. What this means is if surrogates contract Covid and this develops […]

Lawyer, Stewart Dalley of D&S Law, has both lived and professional experience of surrogacy, having represented several people with their surrogacy journeys (domestically and internationally) as well as having three children of his own through surrogacy. Stewart is considered an expert in the field of the laws related to human assisted reproduction, including surrogacy, sperm, […]