Bec Marshall

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2016-12-28 at 10:25:20

Bec  gave birth to a baby girl on 21st Match 2016. Her journey was mostly  smooth sailing with a misdiagnosis of gestational diabetes being the only major hiccup. Bec (in Melbourne) carried for intended parents in the ACT who she hadn’t known before and she felt more comfortable with such an arrangement. She will talk about developing supportive connections with Intended Parents and tips for those keen to locate a surrogate.


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