by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2020-01-29 at 00:48:58
Joy has Cystic Fibrosis. Joy and Shane’s surrogacy journey began two years after Joy had a double lung transplant. Until then, Joy’s health was failing, and her medical team advised a pregnancy would most likely kill her within 2 – 3 years; pregnancy was not a consideration. However given the success of Joys transplant, and her new found health and energy, they started again to dream of a family. A little research and a trip to Kiev later and it was all systems go. Five snowy clinic visits later and they selected the team – IVMED and IVMED Family Agency – to help on their journey. Ten months later they returned to Kiev to welcome their son. A dream come true in 11 months. An amazing surrogate, team of professionals and the wonderful people of Ukraine came together to provide the gift of life.
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 […]
How ‘twinning’ Facebook emojis connected a couple to their surrogate When Mark and David began their surrogacy search, they had no idea something as simple as a Facebook comment could lead them to their dream of starting a family. For many couples and individuals who find themselves in need of a surrogate, it can be […]
Ukraine airspace has opened and airlines such as Lufthansa & Ukraine International Airlines are operating limited flights from Frankfurt, Amsterdam and London If you need a visa to enter, Ukraine E-Visa applications are closed. Instead, apply for a visa to your nearest Ukraine embassy via post Flight Bookings Qatar is flying into European hubs from […]