Helen Gazis

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2021-10-13 at 06:03:42

Helen and her husband Tas are a Melbourne couple who after 7 unsuccessful IVF attempts in Melbourne began exploring international surrogacy. They explored many options and felt everything finally fell into place when they met Dr Daneshmand from SDFC. With only 1 transfer, their surrogate who is now part of their extended family gave them the greatest gift, their daughter Estelle, born July 2018.


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 […]

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