by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-08-26 at 23:18:34
Janet & Lee Giddings have pursued their dream of parenthood since 2012, attempting surrogacy in not only Australia but three other nations. In October 2014 they applied for a visa for surrogacy in India and Lotus Surrogacy assisted them in selecting an Indian egg donor in Mumbai. When India closed, they refocused efforts on Nepal and then ultimately in Ukraine. With the help of Lotus their son Lewis was finally born in Kiev in May 2017.
Nearly one in five Australian couples venturing abroad choose Canada as their special place to create family (one in three if you only consider gay couples). Eleven couples I know are expecting babies via Canadian surrogacy over the coming five months. They are not alone. Intended parents from dozens of countries, including France, the UK, […]
Planned single parenting used to be a trend only seen amongst single women using donor sperm. But in recent years, with the increasing popularity of surrogacy in Australia and abroad, more and more gay males are opting to bring up children on their own. Surrogacy programs in countries without any surrogacy law have emerged recently […]
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 […]