by Sam everingham
Posted on 2019-03-14 at 05:16:02
Evie Kendal is a bioethicist who joined the Faculty of Health in the Deakin School of Medicine in 2018. She currently teaches into the Ethics, Law, and Professionalism stream of the medical program and the Master of Business (Healthcare management). Evie’s research interests include emerging reproductive biotechnologies, transplant ethics, public health, aerospace medicine, and medical education. Evie is a co-editor and major contributor to Teaching Medicine and Medical Ethics Using Popular Culture (Palgrave, 2017), which addresses the impact of television and social media on health knowledge. Her co-authored article on uterine transplants with Dr Julian J. Koplin, is forthcoming in the Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics.
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. […]
Growing Families has a decade of experience of working with government and agencies during crises to guide parents and their newborns through safe exit processes. These have included a military coup in Thailand, earthquakes in Nepal, sudden changes in laws in India and Cambodia and of course airspace closures in Ukraine during the worst of […]
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 […]