by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-10-08 at 04:36:50
Frances and her partner are a Sydney couple who initially engaged in India for surrogacy, but lost their investment there when India closed. They instead located an Egg donor in LA, created embryos there and were getting ready to refinance their home to do US surrogacy. Then close friends from Victoria were visiting, and asked why they were refinancing. A few days later they called to offer to help via altruistic surrogacy. The embryo transfer took place in LA. Their second attempt led to their birth of twins!
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 […]
When James and Sara first decided on surrogacy as a mode to pursue their parenthood dreams, their minds were full of doubts and questions. They checked everything – online reviews and experiences of intended parents who had taken similar journeys But they were keen to understand whether there was a ‘ best surrogacy agency in […]
For the GLBTI community interested in family building, there is the choice of trying to make things work domestically or looking offshore. The easiest way to decide on a pathway is to meet face-to-face with both professionals and recent parents. In response, Growing Families is returning to its face-to-face seminar format in London and Dublin […]