by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-08-21 at 06:41:26
Erez Baron is a parent to two twin girls via egg donor surrogacy. His journey took him and his partner to the USA to pursue their lifelong dream of becoming parents. He knows first-hand the multiple difficult and incredibly important decisions that intended parents need to make – surrogacy agency, egg donor and IVF clinic selection; budgeting and insurance; genetic screening; the number of embryos to transfer; and many more. At Oregon Reproductive Medicine, Erez educates international intended parents and coordinates new families’ surrogacy and egg donation journeys. He works to tailor the parenthood journey to the needs of each couple or single parent. To date he has guided more than 250 couples and single parents in their processes. Before becoming a dad and joining ORM, Erez worked as a product manager and project leader in the global hi-tech sector.
Australia’s eighth annual surrogacy & donor conference for intended parents for the first time had a whole day devoted to domestic surrogacy. A record crowd of 180 intended parents attended from around the country, to network, and hear from experts, panels of surrogates, parents, egg donors, and donor-conceived children. The success of the event would […]
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 […]
Surrogacy can fall into the categories of altruistic or commercial. Altruistic surrogacy means that the surrogate derives no financial benefit from being a surrogate with the exception of having her reasonable expenses of the surrogacy paid. Commercial surrogacy is the opposite, being an arrangement whereby the surrogate obtains a financial benefit beyond her expenses for […]