by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2021-08-24 at 03:00:57
Jason and his partner attended previous Growing Families Dublin conferences in 2018 and 2019 and are now dads to two boys (19 months, and 4 weeks) with the help of Canadian Fertility Consultants and CReATe in Canada. Arriving back in Ireland from Canada on 1 Sept 2021 they are keen to give back to the community they learned so much from. Jason will share their experience, as well as practical issues around costs, travel and exit processes during the pandemic.
Australia’s eighth annual surrogacy & donor conference for intended parents for the first time had a whole day devoted to domestic surrogacy. A record crowd of 180 intended parents attended from around the country, to network, and hear from experts, panels of surrogates, parents, egg donors, and donor-conceived children. The success of the event would […]
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 […]
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. […]