Lacey Owen

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2021-06-26 at 07:01:31

Lacey is  a Mum of three and currently 19 weeks pregnant as a first time gestational surrogate for close of friends of hers (2 intended dads). They had a friend donate her eggs and it took three IVF attempts to reach this stage. One cycle didn’t work and another did but Lacey miscarried at six weeks, something Lacey wasn’t prepared for, given the unexpected grief  she experienced. Lacey is due to birth in late November.


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 […]

For those intended parents undertaking international surrogacy in Georgia or Ukraine, it is important to be aware that your baby or babies will be born stateless and that you will need to apply for Australian citizenship by descent before you can come back home. In order to prove a biological relationship, The Department of Home Affairs will […]

When James and Sara first decided on surrogacy as a mode to pursue their parenthood dreams, their minds were full of doubts and questions. They checked everything – online reviews and experiences of intended parents who had taken similar journeys But they were keen to understand whether there was a ‘ best surrogacy agency in […]