Jemma Bacon

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-10-19 at 05:14:04

Jemma started donating her eggs to both gay and heterosexual recipients when she was 23 years old. A Queenslander and now 32, Jemma has now donated 12 times in both QLD and NSW. She enjoys reaching out to recipients on the Egg Donation Australia forum. Already five children have been born to couples with the help of Jemma’s eggs. She will discus the egg donation process, what motivates her and what expectations altruistic donors have of recipients.


Many of us have benefited from egg donors to have a family – now its our turn to give back by becoming a sperm donor. Over the past couple of years, Australia has seen sperm donor waitlists escalate because of the pandemic. We’ve also seen increased demand for sperm, with increasing numbers of single women […]

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. […]

Growing Families is running its fourth New Zealand Event for intended parents, surrogates and donors on 21 August after an 18-month absence. Like past events, this one will bring together egg donors, surrogates, parents and those hoping to become so. They will join experts from Canada, USA and New Zealand in a program to educate […]