Joanna McWall

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2022-09-01 at 09:10:15

Joanna and her husband are a UK couple – they narrowed their search to Georgia and contacted five clinics that appeared repeatedly in online searches. Being so far away, they were looking for a provider who responded quickly and thoroughly. Given Joanna was in her mid forties, she needed a donor. Keen to raise twins, they asked their clinic, New Life, to transfer two embryos, and fortunately, twins resulted. Their babies were born in October 2020. Joanna will discuss her experience of Georgian surrogacy


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