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Brett Galvin

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2018-09-18 at 01:06:21

Brett & Stuart are a Sydney couple who have been together for 8 years, married for 3, with UK and New Zealand citizenship at the time they embarked on surrogacy. They engaged with  Create IVF in Toronto for the transfer. Their donor came from a US Egg Donation agency and they worked with ANU Fertility in Canada as their surrogacy agency. Their son, Findlay, was born very premature at 24 weeks and 490gms and is now a healthy and very happy one year old. Brett will discuss their Canadian experience and surviving the pitfalls of when things don’t quite go to plan.


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