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.
There are thousands with health or fertility issues or a lack of the necessary anatomy that might once have prevented them raising a genetically connected child. Not anymore. When Film-maker and activist Lance Black and Tom Daley announced they were going to be dads via surrogacy in the UK press, there had been mixed reactions. […]
What is a surrogate? The word surrogate just means appointed to act in the place of. Surrogacy refers to an arrangement whereby a woman agrees to become pregnant for the purpose of gestating and giving birth to a child for a couple or single person with the intention of giving that child to that person/people […]
Many of us have benefited from egg donors to have a family – now its our turn to give back by becoming a sperm donor. Over the past couple of years, Australia has seen sperm donor waitlists escalate because of the pandemic. We’ve also seen increased demand for sperm, with increasing numbers of single women […]