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.
Australia’s eighth annual surrogacy & donor conference for intended parents for the first time had a whole day devoted to domestic surrogacy. A record crowd of 180 intended parents attended from around the country, to network, and hear from experts, panels of surrogates, parents, egg donors, and donor-conceived children. The success of the event would […]
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 Family building thru 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 […]
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 […]