by Sam everingham
Posted on 2016-02-15 at 23:32:28
Since having their own children (Mia 9 and Ava 8) Amanda & Brent have met many couples who have had a far harder journey conceiving than they had which led them to the question – if we could help, would we?
They have been friends with Michael & Terry for over 12 years. When they first started talking about creating their own family Amanda & Brett realised that this was an opportunity to help and so a first surrogacy journey began. Amanda never expected it to lead to another pregnancy however they are again at 20 weeks and feeling much more at ease to share the many ups and downs with our greater community. The pair feel blessed to be part of a very special family and to see both their own and Michael and Terry’s girls grow up knowing that anything is possible.
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 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 […]
Growing Families is running its fourth New Zealand Event for intended parents, surrogates and donors on 21 August after an 18-month absence. Like past events, this one will bring together egg donors, surrogates, parents and those hoping to become so. They will join experts from Canada, USA and New Zealand in a program to educate […]