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.
Australia’s eighth annual surrogacy & donor conference for intended parents for the first time had a whole day devoted to domestic surrogacy. A record crowd of 180 intended parents attended from around the country, to network, and hear from experts, panels of surrogates, parents, egg donors, and donor-conceived children. The success of the event would […]
Each October scores of attendees come together in six different Australian capital cities – singles, couples, gay and heterosexual, some in their twenties, some in their fifties. They share a common goal – to create family with the help of yet unknown angels – donors and surrogates. It is these more complex journeys to parenthood […]
Three Australian jurisdictions – NSW, ACT & Queensland – have laws criminalising overseas surrogacy. However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted. In fact even when the rare case has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions, they have declined to take action. There […]