by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2020-02-09 at 20:40:46
Joy is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, and her husband is a fertility specialist. Unable to carry a child herself, Joy met her surrogate on the NZ Surrogacy Forum and engaged in a traditional surrogacy arrangement (her surrogate provided both eggs and womb). Joy welcomed her son Noah just five months ago. She will discuss her journey and navigating relationships with a surrogate independently.
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. […]
As Irish mothers continue the fight for legal recognition, Growing Families returns to Dublin for the first time in two years to host its popular seminar series focusing on the latest developments in surrogacy and egg donation. With Covid-19 having affected travel and program availability and Irish legislators getting huge pressure to improve Ireland’s legal […]
If your surrogate is due to give birth prior to 30 July in a country with travel restrictions, please contact your surrogacy agency for advice. The following ‘source’ countries have set up channels of communication with governments in respect to emergency travel and fast-tracked document processing. If you are from one of these countries, email […]