Jesse Zischke

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-10-05 at 04:25:25

Jesse (45) & his gay partner Rob Brunker (50) are Gympie farmers. They engaged with a Gold coast surrogate Jane Miller and an egg donor from Coffs Harbour. Their son Lachlan was born in May 2017 and they are expecting a daughter on 4th December. They cant believe the incredible gift their surrogate has given them.


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 […]

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 […]

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. […]