by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-05-26 at 06:58:20
Carolina is a 38-year old woman living in Stockholm with her husband and two daughters. Aged 18 Carolina was informed that she lacked a uterus. Therefore in 2012 she and her partner commenced surrogacy in India, leading to the birth of Nova.
Hoping for a second child, a freeze on surrogacy in India meant Carolina and her husband instead commenced with New Life in Tbilsi, Georgia in January 2016. Their baby girl, Nelly was born in January 2017. Carolina will discuss her experiences.
For many couples who have experienced medical complications in pregnancy, including the heartbreak of late miscarriage or still-birth, working with a surrogate to create their family becomes the best way forward. However surrogacy arrangements can be complicated emotionally and logistically. Our information days profile surrogates, egg donors and parents who have gone down this route. […]
How ‘twinning’ Facebook emojis connected a couple to their surrogate When Mark and David began their surrogacy search, they had no idea something as simple as a Facebook comment could lead them to their dream of starting a family. For many couples and individuals who find themselves in need of a surrogate, it can be […]
The global landscape is always changing. Below are some recent developments you should be aware of. * In Australia and New Zealand, there are important changes to RTAC guidelines around embryo shipping. We are holding a session on this at the Conference. * On 12 May, the Northern Territory became Australia’s last jurisdiction to pass […]