by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-02-27 at 01:55:43
Kate has worked as an infertility counsellor for twenty years and is the chair of the ANZ Infertility Counsellors Association. Senior Community Education Officer at the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority, Kate has a keen interest in helping parents through surrogacy feel comfortable sharing their stories with their children. She runs an annual ‘Time to Tell’ seminar in Melbourne and has written’ Sometimes it Takes Three to Make a Baby’ explaining egg donation to children.
Surrogacy can fall into the categories of altruistic or commercial. Altruistic surrogacy means that the surrogate derives no financial benefit from being a surrogate with the exception of having her reasonable expenses of the surrogacy paid. Commercial surrogacy is the opposite, being an arrangement whereby the surrogate obtains a financial benefit beyond her expenses for […]
Planned single parenting used to be a trend only seen amongst single women using donor sperm. But in recent years, with the increasing popularity of surrogacy in Australia and abroad, more and more gay males are opting to bring up children on their own. Surrogacy programs in countries without any surrogacy law have emerged recently […]
Inspiring StoriesTotally inspiring stories abound in the Australian surrogacy & donor communities about the journeys taken by intended parents and the surrogates who assist them. For me, there is huge joy in being able to help hopeful singles and couples to create family. Some of them had given up hope before attending an event with […]