by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-12-03 at 23:32:49
Damien is a single Australian Dad via surrogacy and welcomed his son to the world in October 2018 in the USA. Throughout his own surrogacy journey, he was inspired by many other IPs and their stories. Now resident in the USA, he is the CEO of NewGen Families, a full service agency which offers surrogacy programs, IVF and Donors in both the USA and Colombia. Damien draws on his own personal experience of US surrogacy to assist Australians in cost-controlled surrogacy, including fixed cost programs in Colombia. Damien has recently returned from Bogota. Colombia and so has first hand experience of the current situation for parents engaging there.
On 19/20 June 2021, , Growing Families are hosting their first face-to-face conference in two years – Australia’s 10th Surrogacy & Donor Conference. Spurred on by Australia’s record low covid rates, the donor and surrogacy community’s need for connection, discounted domestic air travel and the desire to leave home, if only for a weekend, Growing […]
Three Australian jurisdictions – NSW, ACT & Queensland – have laws criminalising overseas surrogacy. However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted. In fact even when the rare case has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions, they have declined to take action. There […]
As 2019 comes to a close, it is worth looking back over the year at some of the trends as well as learnings in regard to Family building thru Surrogacy and or Egg Donation globally. Over the year, we ran 10 seminars in Australia, 8 in Europe, 1 in New Zealand, our National Australian conference […]