Katie Rattigan

by Olivia

Posted on 2019-01-16 at 21:15:53

After several years of treatment for her endometriosis and unexplained infertility, Katie and husband Tom tried Surrogacy in Australia. They managed 2 cycles in over 2 years due to the time taken to complete all the necessary approval requirements in Victoria – first cycle with their own embryo and second cycle using donor embryo. Unfortunately, Katie and Tom did not achieve a pregnancy in Australia.

In August 2017 Katie and Tom looked to the Ukraine and signed with Lotus Surrogacy agency. On year later, they welcomed a healthy baby boy – the result of the first embryo transfer with their surrogate.


If your surrogate is due to give birth prior to 30 July in a country with travel restrictions, please contact your surrogacy agency for advice. The following ‘source’ countries have set up channels of communication with governments in respect to emergency travel and fast-tracked document processing. If you are from one of these countries, email […]

Lawyer, Stewart Dalley of D&S Law, has both lived and professional experience of surrogacy, having represented several people with their surrogacy journeys (domestically and internationally) as well as having three children of his own through surrogacy. Stewart is considered an expert in the field of the laws related to human assisted reproduction, including surrogacy, sperm, […]

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 […]