Doug Weller

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-12-14 at 04:14:09

Doug & his partner Brett are gay dads from Melbourne (together 22 years) who now live in Brisbane. Like many Australians, he and his partner used Growing Generations in California for gestational surrogacy. While it took many months to be matched, things then happened very quickly and seven months later their surrogate delivered twins. Their children Leah & Daniel are now 11 year olds! Doug will discuss how US surrogacy works, how they decided on an IVF clinic and how payments, insurance and the US hospital system work


Growing Families is running its fourth New Zealand Event for intended parents, surrogates and donors on 21 August after an 18-month absence. Like past events, this one will bring together egg donors, surrogates, parents and those hoping to become so. They will join experts from Canada, USA and New Zealand in a program to educate […]

While many countries without access to surrogacy, many seeking to create biological family are venturing offshore. It has left some resorting to ‘unofficial’ traditional surrogacy, using the surrogates eggs and home insemination. Others have had a local friend offer to carry for them, and taken her overseas for the embryo transfer. For the majority, the […]

This guest blog is from Karen Holden at A City Law Firm. Getting advice early and being prepared, can help you have a smooth surrogacy journey, but if it goes wrong it’s not the end of the journey. Traditional Surrogacy in the UK. There are numerous pitfalls of undertaking your surrogacy journey in the UK. […]