Jenny Haling

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2018-10-23 at 21:49:56

Jenny offered to carry for her good friends, Amanda and Duncan after Amanda needed a hysterectomy after losing a son.It was a long considered decision to offer, but one which Jenny and her partner never regretted. However they required eight seprate IVF transfers until they had success. Jenny birthed a baby girl Macy in September 2017. Jenny will discuss how positive and fulfilling the journey was, despite the long road to get there.



In this difficult time, Growing Families is providing an update on current travel restrictions which will impact intended parents travelling internationally for embryo creation or the birth of children. OVERSEAS TRAVEL FOR BIRTHS (updated as at 4.30pm 22 July AEST) You need to consider Whether your local authorities will allow you to leave your home […]

As Australia’s 11th consumer conference on family building options approaches on 18-19 June in Sydney, Growing Families director Sam Everingham profiles one of the many woman who struggled with repeated miscarriages over more than a decade, before turning with her partner to a US surrogacy program using donor eggs and sperm from her partner’s brother.  […]

kate Ranger

Each October scores of attendees come together in six different Australian capital cities – singles, couples, gay and heterosexual, some in their twenties, some in their fifties. They share a common goal – to create family with the help of yet unknown angels – donors and surrogates. It is these more complex journeys to parenthood […]