by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-05-20 at 00:48:25
Faycal and his husband Jappe Wouters are Dutch citizens with permanent residency in Australia. They live in Sydney and have been together for almost 20 years. They kicked off their surrogacy journey in Canada following FTS 2017 conference in Melbourne. They are expecting a baby in April 2019 in Toronto, Canada. They went through four donor agreements, and a failed donor cycle prior to their surrogate falling pregnant on the first transfer. Their journey has been a bumpy ride full of experiences and learnings, but they are overjoyed with the upcoming arrival.
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 […]
For those intended parents undertaking international surrogacy in Georgia or Ukraine, it is important to be aware that your baby or babies will be born stateless and that you will need to apply for Australian citizenship by descent before you can come back home. In order to prove a biological relationship, The Department of Home Affairs will […]
As 2019 comes to a close, it is worth looking back over the year at some of the trends as well as learnings in regard to surrogacy and or egg donation globally. Over the year, we ran 10 seminars in Australia, 8 in Europe, 1 in New Zealand, our National Australian conference and for the […]