by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2020-01-24 at 04:59:07
Andrew and his partner are a same-sex couple form Victoria who welcomed their son via surrogacy in November 2019. They started planning their journey over three years prior and they met their surrogate who lives in Western Australia in late 2016. They experienced many ups and downs including some setbacks due to the logistics of an interstate arrangement and the bureaucracy of Victorian laws. Andrew will shed some light on domestic surrogacy arrangements including meeting a surrogate and navigating intricate state-specific laws and how they can impact on an interstate arrangement.
______________________________________________________________________________ Preliminary studies from China show no evidence that if a surrogate was infected with Co-Vid-19 she would pass it on to the child she births. Additional Time Off Work for Your Surrogate Some intended parents may want their surrogate to take additional time off work or work from home. The former may incur significant […]
The Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it will be possible to provide permission for foreign citizens to enter Georgia during travel ban provided that their embassy contacts MFA Georgia with the following information: Intended Parents full name, Passport Number and copies of their passports. Name and registration number of the IVF clinic (for New Life […]
If your surrogate is due to give birth prior to 30 July in a country with travel restrictions, please contact your surrogacy agency for advice. The following ‘source’ countries have set up channels of communication with governments in respect to emergency travel and fast-tracked document processing. If you are from one of these countries, email […]