Posted on 2019-09-05 at 00:15:04
Kate found out at 16 that she had MRKH – at the time surrogacy was illegal in WA. Years later , with surrogacy now legal in WA, Kate and her husband started looking to surrogacy. They attended an FTS seminar in 2015 – and didnt look back, attending every one available in PErth. While attending an FTS seminar in late 2016 they met Michelle. After months of chatting, Michelle offered to carry. Kate will discuss the paperwork, egg retrievals, embryo transfers, as well as the nerve-racking birth of Jack. Their surrogate Michelle will share her own side of this extra-ordinary story.
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 […]
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. […]
In my capacity as an expert on cross-border surrogacy globally, I was invited to an International Forum In Cambridge, UK on 29-30 June this year. Experts were weighted towards lawyers and non-profits from the UK, US & Australia, with reasonable representation from Switzerland, China, Hong Kong, South Africa & New Zealand and much smaller representation of […]