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.
Each October scores of attendees come together in six different Australian capital cities – singles, couples, gay and heterosexual, some in their twenties, some in their fifties. They share a common goal – to create family with the help of yet unknown angels – donors and surrogates. It is these more complex journeys to parenthood […]
On 19/20 June 2021, , Growing Families are hosting their first face-to-face conference in two years – Australia’s 10th Surrogacy & Donor Conference. Spurred on by Australia’s record low covid rates, the donor and surrogacy community’s need for connection, discounted domestic air travel and the desire to leave home, if only for a weekend, Growing […]
Surrogacy is one of the most trending topics of the recent times. But it is not only high-end celebs like Jay Z, Beyonce, and Kim Kardashian who pursued surrogacy to realize their parenthood dreams. Even though surrogacy is more accepted as a means of building family, many people are still unaware of the whole concept. […]