Anna McKie

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-10-06 at 01:17:10

Anna is a part-time high school senior Math teacher, is married with two children in Adelaide, and birthed as a surrogate in September 2020 for two Dads. She has been closely involved in the Australian surrogacy community for some years now, has conducted research with surrogates, has been involved in government enquiries on surrogacy reform and provided talks at annual surrogacy conferences. Anna is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Surrogacy Australia Support Service (SASS) and now runs weekly webinars for the community.


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 […]


I have been working in this field for over a decade and the intended parents who come most unstuck in creating family are those who try to rely solely on social media tips as their manual for family building. While the casual advice from past parents is well-meaning, every journey is different and this is […]

I am the Director of Growing Families and a dad via surrogacy and egg donation Its Sunday 24 October and I am in Sydney Australia on Day 9 of 14 days hotel quarantine. Why am I here you may ask? I’ve just returned from two weeks of face-to-face meetings with parents, surrogates, doctors,  surrogacy professionals […]