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Kevin Vaughan

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-01-19 at 00:51:20

Kevin &  Stephen engaged with Little Miracles to locate their egg donor and Canadian Surrogacy Options agency, both in Toronto.  They used a known donor introduced via Skype.  Their surrogate was a 36 year old married woman with two children – 4 and 6 years of age.  Their first transfer resulted in success. Their boy Luka was born on 13th September 2016 – 12 days overdue via cesarean section, weighing in at a healthy 9lb 5ozs.  The new family stayed approximately two weeks in Toronto post birth to sort out the paper work, before heading home to Ireland.


While many countries without access to surrogacy, many seeking to create biological family are venturing offshore. It has left some resorting to ‘unofficial’ traditional surrogacy, using the surrogates eggs and home insemination. Others have had a local friend offer to carry for them, and taken her overseas for the embryo transfer. For the majority, the […]

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 […]

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 […]