Posted on 2019-08-07 at 00:55:29
Julie was a surrogate n 2019 and gave birth to baby Lottie in May that year. Surrogacy was something that Julie had been contemplating and researching for about 6 years. Julie connected with one couple and after several failed transfers those IPs decided not to continue. Feeling like she still had something to offer and not wanting to give up, Julie embarked on her second journey with another couple that she had formed a friendship with through the website. Sadly the first 4 transfers didn’t take so a change in Fertility clinics and Julie was pregnant on the 2nd transfer. After multiple drugs, blood tests, ultrasounds, needles, 10 embryo transfers and a lot of grit and determination, Julie was finally pregnant…..40 weeks later, Lottie Juliet was born. For Julie, this experience will forever remain one of her greatest achievements.
For the GLBTI community interested in family building, there is the choice of trying to make things work domestically or looking offshore. The easiest way to decide on a pathway is to meet face-to-face with both professionals and recent parents. In response, Growing Families is returning to its face-to-face seminar format in London and Dublin […]
Many intended parents need to travel abroad in the coming weeks and months for the birth of their child(ren) via cross-border surrogacy. Chinese healthcare authorities now have the best understanding of Co-Vid-19, how it spreads and how to prevent this. Note that animals cannot spread the virus. If you are travelling to a high risk […]
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. […]