Posted on 2021-05-14 at 07:11:53
Paul and Jaryd have been together for 13 years, and have been looking to have a family since 2009. They started their surrogacy journey in 2018, after looking at multiple alternatives including fostering, adoption and kinship care across both Victoria and Queensland. After deciding on a local surrogacy journey, Paul and Jaryd become parents in 2021 with baby Adeline who was born via traditional surrogacy in Brisbane.
There are thousands with health or fertility issues or a lack of the necessary anatomy that might once have prevented them raising a genetically connected child. Not anymore. When Film-maker and activist Lance Black and Tom Daley announced they were going to be dads via surrogacy in the UK press, there had been mixed reactions. […]
The priority of most nations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been to close their borders to foreigners while getting their own citizens ‘back home’. Many countries have shut down government departments, closed visa applications – some have introduced night-time curfews. This repatriation focus on nationality over need has had a terrible impact on […]
As Irish mothers continue the fight for legal recognition, Growing Families returns to Dublin for the first time in two years to host its popular seminar series focusing on the latest developments in surrogacy and egg donation. With Covid-19 having affected travel and program availability and Irish legislators getting huge pressure to improve Ireland’s legal […]