by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-11-21 at 21:53:10
After 5 years of trying to conceive a baby through 8 unsuccessful rounds of IVF using her own eggs and donor eggs and with unexplained infertility and possible autoimmune problems, multiple surgeries and a million different medications, Ellenor and her husband decided to stop wasting time and money on things that weren’t working for them. They jumped into surrogacy in the Ukraine with Lotus and were extremely lucky to fall pregnant with their now 12 week old daughter on their second transfer. She was born 5 weeks early and spent 22 days in NICU. Ellenor has an ongoing relationship with her Ukraine surrogate.
In my capacity as an expert on cross-border surrogacy globally, I was invited to an International Forum In Cambridge, UK on 29-30 June this year. Experts were weighted towards lawyers and non-profits from the UK, US & Australia, with reasonable representation from Switzerland, China, Hong Kong, South Africa & New Zealand and much smaller representation of […]
Nearly one in five Australian couples venturing abroad choose Canada as their special place to create family (one in three if you only consider gay couples). Eleven couples I know are expecting babies via Canadian surrogacy over the coming five months. They are not alone. Intended parents from dozens of countries, including France, the UK, […]
This pandemic situation has brought everyone’s life to a standstill. So, if you are an intended parent looking for a surrogacy program, there are certain precautions and factors you must consider beforehand. Are agencies still operating surrogacy programs during the Covid-19 outbreak? Nearly all surrogacy agencies continue to accept intended parents, although in Georgia new […]