by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2021-10-04 at 11:26:37
Anita contracted had cancer and had a hysterectomy in 2011 when she was 28. She and her partner Anthony initially tried surrogacy in Asia but were at a loss with the system and costs. After that unsuccessful attempt and 9 years of infertility and hopelessness, Anita & Anthony refused to give up. They flew to Georgia and completed a few rounds of sperm collection and donor egg surrogacy at Christmas 2019. Their clinic made 7 good quality embryos and their clinic transferred two. This lead to the natural birth of Annabelle in Sept 2020 (Anita’s surrogate wanted a holistic, drug-free birth). They arrived home out of quarantine on Christmas day 2020 to celebrate a family lunch. It was a dream come true. The couple were both 39 years old. They look forward to using their remaining embryos to create a sibling for Annabelle.
Many intended parents need to travel abroad in the coming weeks and months for the birth of their child(ren) via cross-border surrogacy. Chinese healthcare authorities now have the best understanding of Co-Vid-19, how it spreads and how to prevent this. Note that animals cannot spread the virus. If you are travelling to a high risk […]
Planned single parenting used to be a trend only seen amongst single women using donor sperm. But in recent years, with the increasing popularity of surrogacy in Australia and abroad, more and more Single Men or Gay Males are opting to bring up children on their own. Surrogacy programs in countries without any surrogacy law […]
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 […]