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Daniela Meffert

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-03-22 at 21:16:30

Daniela & her husband attended an FTS seminar  in November 2015 and after hearing from several speakers decided surrogacy with Lotus in Ukraine was a completely achievable route to realising a family. Pregnancy and using Daniela’s own eggs was not an option as Daniela has a history of breast cancer. Hence they knew little about the IVF process. But just two and a half months later they were in Kiev meeting their surrogate and it was all systems go ! Their surrogate become pregnant on the first transfer, and they welcomed a beautiful baby daughter with the help of Lotus Surrogacy in December 2016 in Kiev.


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