by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-10-05 at 11:17:13
Kristy had a kidney transplant in 2009 due to a hereditary condition. Her doctor advised carrying a pregnancy would be too risky. Kristy researched surrogacy for the next few years until she found Fertility Connections in 2016 and then the ASC Facebook group – she realised there was a lot more to learn. Kristy met her surrogate on the ASC group in early 2017. After some ‘dating’ she offered in August. They transferred later that year and the first transfer worked. Sienna was born in August 2018.
I am the Director of Growing Families and a dad via surrogacy and egg donation Its Sunday 24 October and I am in Sydney Australia on Day 9 of 14 days hotel quarantine. Why am I here you may ask? I’ve just returned from two weeks of face-to-face meetings with parents, surrogates, doctors, surrogacy professionals […]
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 […]
The issue of COVID-19 vaccine administration in pregnancy is a really contentious topic. Various professional organizations have offered guidance that has ranged from a strong endorsement of receiving vaccination to a more cautious stance. Evidence is showing that pregnant women are a high-risk category. What this means is if surrogates contract Covid and this develops […]