by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-02-13 at 22:58:17
Due to ovarian cancer, Julie was not able to use her own eggs or carry a child. She joined Surrogacy UK with her hubby in 2011. Although Julie was on a wait list at Manchester Care for donor eggs, another SUK surrogate offered to donate eggs. Their first egg collection was successful, leading to the birth of a boy via surrogacy in 2014. However none of the remaining embryos survived so their same egg donor did a second egg collection. Their second son was born just before Christmas 2017 with the help of a second surrogate.
Surrogacy is an exciting journey and an ideal option when you are unable to conceive on your own. However the current Covid-19 pandemic brings added stress to both surrogates and intended parents, particularly when working at a great distance from each other. So during surrogacy arrangements now more than ever, a relaxed mind is essential […]
As 2019 comes to a close, it is worth looking back over the year at some of the trends as well as learnings in regard to surrogacy and or egg donation globally. Over the year, we ran 10 seminars in Australia, 8 in Europe, 1 in New Zealand, our National Australian conference and for the […]
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 […]