Charlotte Kimber

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-01-01 at 07:19:16

Charlotte and her partner turned to surrogacy due to suffering the perfect storm of repeat miscarriages, uterine scarring and crashing fertility levels (4 freeze all cycles, 3 with PGS testing, produced only 1 good embryo). Charlotte also has Ashermans syndrome. As they already had a daughter, Charlotte  felt they wouldn’t find a match in the UK , so felt America was their best bet.  However they were on a mission to do it on a budget. Charlotte matched independently through Facebook with a US surrogate, spending 10 months building a strong relationship before transfer.  Their daughter Juliette Elizabeth (aka Buffy) was born in September 2019, and they were home 2.5 weeks later. Charlotte will discuss managing an independent journey.


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