by Sam everingham
Posted on 2019-03-14 at 00:37:44
Kim & Glenn, started trying to conceive in 2011. After 6 months they were diagnosed with unexplained infertility . Their journey has involved a minor stroke due to an IVF drug reaction, cycling with Kim’s eggs, donor eggs in Greece & donor embryos in Australia before progressing to Egg Donation & surrogacy in Ukraine. The Ukraine process took two years before Brooke arrived in February 2019.
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 […]
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 […]