Amira Mikhail

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2019-12-05 at 05:53:35

Amira has written a powerful story – Mission to Motherhood– of how she tackled and overcome repeated hurdles on her journey  to motherhood, from fibroids, endometriosis, infertility and miscarriage, through to IVF and surrogacy, first in New Zealand and then Canada. She will share what she learnt along this extraordinary journey. Copies of her book will be available.


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