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.
For many couples who have experienced medical complications in pregnancy, including the heartbreak of late miscarriage or still-birth, working with a surrogate to create their family becomes the best way forward. However surrogacy arrangements can be complicated emotionally and logistically. Our information days profile surrogates, egg donors and parents who have gone down this route. […]
On 19/20 June 2021, , Growing Families are hosting their first face-to-face conference in two years – Australia’s 10th Surrogacy & Donor Conference. Spurred on by Australia’s record low covid rates, the donor and surrogacy community’s need for connection, discounted domestic air travel and the desire to leave home, if only for a weekend, Growing […]
Surrogacy is regulated in most Australian states & territories. This means there is no uniform law nationally. Currently, there are no surrogacy laws in the northern territory, Victoria and South Australia have progressed significant reforms recently. Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Australia Only Altruistic surrogacy is permitted and the intended parents have to cover all […]