by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-01-26 at 21:40:49
Following a cancer diagnoses in 2013 Frances underwent a radical hysterectomy meaning that she could no longer carry a child herself. Despite this setback Frances and her husband Mark were determined to one day have children and began to investigate the possibility of surrogacy. Three years later, after an incredible GS journey the result was not only a beautiful little girl but also lifelong friendships and the possibility of a sibling in the near future. Frances and Mark are both teachers and live in Surrey.
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 […]
While Hong Kong, Bangkok and Sydney are popular destinations for good quality IVF, increasing numbers need a surrogate and such services are harder to access. Yet a global audit of surrogacy agencies in 2018 showed China to be in the top three user nations of cross-border surrogacy globally. In the Hong Kong context, while legislation […]
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 […]