by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-03-24 at 21:11:54
Emma’s twelve year journey through fertility and infertility has a happy beginning and ending, with many years of struggle in between. In her 20s, after 18 months of trying to conceive and then an operation, she conceived and then gave birth to a beautiful son, now 9. She then experienced six years of IVF and four miscarriages, three in the second trimester, due to unexplained cervical incompetence. Emma and her husband finally turned to surrogacy, and met a wonderful woman in Rockhampton who carried their baby daughter. Emma is an award-winning playwright, as well as an actor, teacher and marriage celebrant.
As Irish mothers continue the fight for legal recognition, Growing Families returns to Dublin for the first time in two years to host its popular seminar series focusing on the latest developments in surrogacy and egg donation. With Covid-19 having affected travel and program availability and Irish legislators getting huge pressure to improve Ireland’s legal […]
What is a surrogate? The word surrogate just means appointed to act in the place of. Surrogacy refers to an arrangement whereby a woman agrees to become pregnant for the purpose of gestating and giving birth to a child for a couple or single person with the intention of giving that child to that person/people […]
I am the Director of Growing Families and a dad via surrogacy and egg donation Its Sunday 24 October and I am in Sydney Australia on Day 9 of 14 days hotel quarantine. Why am I here you may ask? I’ve just returned from two weeks of face-to-face meetings with parents, surrogates, doctors, surrogacy professionals […]