by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-12-17 at 22:57:15
Ashley had always known she didn’t want children, but recognised others had a strong desire for family. Ashley decided she had eggs ‘going to waste’ and wanted to help. She has since completed 8 donor cycles and will be doing a 9th in early 2019. Four babies have been born from her donations so far with three recipients awaiting frozen embryo transfers. She has completed donations in NSW, VIC, and Tasmania.
Thousands of couples and individuals in Australia are waiting for sperm and egg donations to help them grow their families, including those experiencing infertility, single women seeking motherhood by choice, as well as many in the LGBTQ+ community who require donor sperm or eggs to have a family. A ground-breaking campaign, Life. Pass it On. […]
While many countries without access to surrogacy, many seeking to create biological family are venturing offshore. It has left some resorting to ‘unofficial’ traditional surrogacy, using the surrogates eggs and home insemination. Others have had a local friend offer to carry for them, and taken her overseas for the embryo transfer. For the majority, the […]
The priority of most nations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been to close their borders to foreigners while getting their own citizens ‘back home’. Many countries have shut down government departments, closed visa applications – some have introduced night-time curfews. This repatriation focus on nationality over need has had a terrible impact on […]