Amelia Seymour

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2016-04-20 at 01:21:51

Amelia is a 27 year old traditional surrogate, whose journey along with fiance Shane and intended parents Cyrus and Ameera culminated in the birth of Baby Shireen in December 2015. Together their team weathered many highs and lows including 3 IVF cycles and 4 transfers over a 3 year journey. Amelia remains a passionate supporter of Australian surrogacy and hopes that many others can experience the positive journey she has.


In my capacity as an expert on cross-border surrogacy globally, I was invited to an International Forum In Cambridge, UK on 29-30 June this year. Experts were weighted towards lawyers and non-profits from the UK, US & Australia, with reasonable representation from Switzerland,  China, Hong Kong, South Africa & New Zealand and much smaller representation of […]

Irish mums Vis Surrogacy

As Irish mothers continue the fight for legal recognition, Growing Families returns to Dublin for the first time in two years to host its popular seminar series focusing on the latest developments in surrogacy and egg donation. With Covid-19 having affected travel and program availability and Irish legislators getting huge pressure to improve Ireland’s legal […]

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 […]