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.
For many couples who have experienced medical complications in pregnancy, including the heartbreak of late miscarriage or still-birth, working with a surrogate to create their family becomes the best way forward. However surrogacy arrangements can be complicated emotionally and logistically. Our information days profile surrogates, egg donors and parents who have gone down this route. […]
Lawyer, Stewart Dalley of D&S Law, has both lived and professional experience of surrogacy, having represented several people with their surrogacy journeys (domestically and internationally) as well as having three children of his own through surrogacy. Stewart is considered an expert in the field of the laws related to human assisted reproduction, including surrogacy, sperm, […]
I have been working in this field for over a decade and the intended parents who come most unstuck in creating family are those who try to rely solely on social media tips as their manual for family building. While the casual advice from past parents is well-meaning, every journey is different and this is […]