by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-01-09 at 03:52:25
Caryn undertook 14 rounds of IVF in Australia resulting in seven transfers of which just one resulted in a pregnancy which miscarried at 7 weeks. Diagnosed with poor quality eggs & endometriosis, in May 2015 Caryn & her partner engaged in Canadian surrogacy. Further problems meant they were close to giving up in 2016, but decided to give it one last shot using a second surrogate and donated Canadian embryos. Caryn is now expecting a baby boy in March 2018. She will discuss the heart-breaking lows & highs of the process and how their agency supported them along the way.
Surrogacy can fall into the categories of altruistic or commercial. Altruistic surrogacy means that the surrogate derives no financial benefit from being a surrogate with the exception of having her reasonable expenses of the surrogacy paid. Commercial surrogacy is the opposite, being an arrangement whereby the surrogate obtains a financial benefit beyond her expenses for […]
Surrogacy is regulated in most Australian states & territories. This means there is no uniform law nationally. Currently, there are no surrogacy laws in the northern territory, Victoria and South Australia have progressed significant reforms recently. Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Australia Only Altruistic surrogacy is permitted and the intended parents have to cover all […]
This guest blog is from Australian mum Jessie Schuhart McRae who will speak at the 4 July Domestic Surrogacy Webinar Infertility isn’t something you ever think about growing up. You fall in love, get married and say one day when we are ready we will start our family. For us we did a lot of […]