Jess Delmenico

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-01-20 at 22:50:36

Being a surrogate had never crossed Jess’ mind until close friends of hers told her that they were considering a Canadian surrogacy process as they were unable to carry a pregnancy. Jess offered to be a surrogate for her friends after research followed by discussion and support from her husband and family. One transfer failed but the second transfer resulted in a positive pregnancy test and little Jovi was born on 8th November 2019.


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 […]

Nearly one in five Australian couples venturing abroad choose Canada as their special place to create family (one in three if you only consider gay couples). Eleven couples I know are expecting babies via Canadian surrogacy over the coming five months. They are not alone. Intended parents from dozens of countries, including France, the UK, […]

While Hong Kong, Bangkok and Sydney are popular destinations for Family Building and for a good quality IVF, increasing numbers need a surrogate and such services are harder to access. Yet a global audit of surrogacy agencies in 2018 showed China to be in the top three user nations of cross-border surrogacy globally. In the […]