Lauren Robertson

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2022-05-26 at 01:12:49

Lauren is a Melbourne mum who successfully engaged in surrogacy in Canada after experiencing eight embryo transfers and four miscarriages in melbourne, linked to a gene mismatch. She and her partner shipped ten embryos to Canada and were matched with an Alberta surrogate.  The first embryo transfer took and their daughter Evie is nearly four years old.  Lauren talks about the process, the ups and downs and coping with the unexpected


Nearly one in five Australian couples venturing abroad choose Canada as their special place to create family (one in three if you only consider gay couples). Eleven couples I know are expecting babies via Canadian surrogacy over the coming five months. They are not alone. Intended parents from dozens of countries, including France, the UK, […]

Growing Families is running its fourth New Zealand Event for intended parents, surrogates and donors on 21 August after an 18-month absence. Like past events, this one will bring together egg donors, surrogates, parents and those hoping to become so. They will join experts from Canada, USA and New Zealand in a program to educate […]

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 […]