Posted on 2019-09-05 at 23:38:26
Hannah was born with MRKH, a condition which meant she had no womb to carry a child. Neither this, nor being single deterred her from her dream of parenthood. Hannah’s Adelaide cousin offered to carry but SA didnt allow single women to access surrogacy. So began a cross-border journey that ultimately led to the birth of daughter Imara in late June 2019. Hannah will share what she learned along the way and how to cope with the ups and downs.
If your surrogate is due to give birth prior to 30 July in a country with travel restrictions, please contact your surrogacy agency for advice. The following ‘source’ countries have set up channels of communication with governments in respect to emergency travel and fast-tracked document processing. If you are from one of these countries, email […]
The issue of COVID-19 vaccine administration in pregnancy is a really contentious topic. Various professional organizations have offered guidance that has ranged from a strong endorsement of receiving vaccination to a more cautious stance. Evidence is showing that pregnant women are a high-risk category. What this means is if surrogates contract Covid and this develops […]
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 […]