Angie Paterdis & Mel Kouvidis

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2016-12-13 at 22:33:41

Angie’s journey began in 2013 in Brisbane. After some highs and lows she and her husband were blessed with twins in late 2015 with the help of close friend Mel. She will discuss the ups and downs of her journey. Angie and Mel chose to undertake their IVF in the US to fast-track the process.

Mel’s surrogacy journey was a life changing, smooth-flowing experience between great friends and family.  Without a doubt it was the best thing Mel has done. No regrets and in a heart beat she would do it again.


There are thousands with health or fertility issues or a lack of the necessary anatomy that might once have prevented them raising a genetically connected child. Not anymore. When Film-maker and activist Lance Black and Tom Daley announced they were going to be dads via surrogacy in the UK press, there had been mixed reactions. […]

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 […]

Lawyer, Stewart Dalley of D&S Law, has both lived and professional experience of surrogacy, having represented several people with their surrogacy journeys (domestically and internationally) as well as having three children of his own through surrogacy. Stewart is considered an expert in the field of the laws related to human assisted reproduction, including surrogacy, sperm, […]