by Sam everingham
Posted on 2019-01-12 at 22:29:03
Geraldine and her partner married in March 2012. Two years later Geraldine was diagnosed with cancer of the womb/endometrial cancer. She underwent fertility treatment in Ireland prior to surgery to preserve her embryos. After 3 IVF cycles they were left with two precious embryos. In March 2015 they commenced surrogacy with Intersono, shipping their embryos to Ukraine. Their beautiful baby boy was born on 21st May 2016.
Three Australian jurisdictions – NSW, ACT & Queensland – have laws criminalising overseas surrogacy. However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted. In fact even when the rare case has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions, they have declined to take action. There […]
Each October scores of attendees come together in six different Australian capital cities – singles, couples, gay and heterosexual, some in their twenties, some in their fifties. They share a common goal – to create family with the help of yet unknown angels – donors and surrogates. It is these more complex journeys to parenthood […]
Inspiring StoriesTotally inspiring stories abound in the Australian surrogacy & donor communities about the journeys taken by intended parents and the surrogates who assist them in the Aussie October Seminar series may sell out. For me, there is huge joy in being able to help hopeful singles and couples to create family. Some of them […]