Brendan McQuiggan

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2019-01-14 at 02:16:59

Brendan (31) and his partner David (36) considered surrogacy in a number of overseas countries before Brendan’s sister-in-law Ash offered to be their surrogate in April 2014. They engaged with an Australian donor, created embryos and completed their first single embryo transfer in September 2015. This first transfer was successful and their son Rylee was born in June 2016, just over two years from start to finish. Brendan will share what he learned along the way.


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