by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-11-09 at 21:19:59
Amey has 3 children of her own (19, 9 and 8) and a very patient husband. She met her Sydney-based IPs – a gay couple – through an Australian Facebook group in February 2016. Working with an egg donor they created and froze just one embryo. Their first transfer worked and Amey gave birth on 30 June 2017 in Canberra. Amey will discuss what motivated her to carry and her experience of this extraordinary journey.
Australia’s eighth annual surrogacy & donor conference for intended parents for the first time had a whole day devoted to domestic surrogacy. A record crowd of 180 intended parents attended from around the country, to network, and hear from experts, panels of surrogates, parents, egg donors, and donor-conceived children. The success of the event would […]
Surrogacy can fall into the categories of altruistic or commercial. Altruistic surrogacy means that the surrogate derives no financial benefit from being a surrogate with the exception of having her reasonable expenses of the surrogacy paid. Commercial surrogacy is the opposite, being an arrangement whereby the surrogate obtains a financial benefit beyond her expenses for […]
For many couples who have experienced medical complications in pregnancy, including the heartbreak of late miscarriage or still-birth, working with a surrogate to create their family becomes the best way forward. However surrogacy arrangements can be complicated emotionally and logistically. Our information days profile surrogates, egg donors and parents who have gone down this route. […]