Isabella Calero

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2018-12-10 at 03:15:56

Isabella Calero, 22, is the first legal surrogate child born in NSW to Claudia & Carlos. After Claudia’s long battle with endometriosis, a hysterectomy & the yearning for starting a family, Claudia & Carlos were approached by Claudia’s sister Jorgie who offered to carry their child. Jorgie is Isabella’s biological mother & Carlos, her biological father – however, Isabella remains adamant that her mother is Claudia.


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 However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted.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 […]

First Fertility is a global IVF and surrogacy provider with hubs in South-East Asia and Russia.Their surrogacy programs drastically reduce the costs of family-building by utilising IVF and surrogacy procedures in countries with lower professional salaries. Countries such as Russia offer significant savings on all aspects of the process . First Fertility offers Fixed cost […]

I am the Director of Growing Families and a dad via surrogacy and egg donation Its Sunday 24 October and I am in Sydney Australia on Day 9 of 14 days hotel quarantine. Why am I here you may ask? I’ve just returned from two weeks of face-to-face meetings with parents, surrogates, doctors,  surrogacy professionals […]