Lean & Diarmuid

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2019-09-20 at 00:21:22

Following a number of miscarriages and a hormonal breast cancer diagnosis, surrogacy was the only option available to Lean & Diarmuid to grow their family. A long, difficult and expensive road – with plenty of bumps along the way – however ultimately worthwhile – their son Alex was born in Canada in June 2019. Lean will discuss their experiences of shipping embryos and engaging in the Canadian altruistic model


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 […]

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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 […]

The Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it will be possible to provide permission for foreign citizens to enter Georgia during travel ban provided that their embassy contacts MFA Georgia with the following information: Intended Parents full name, Passport Number and copies of their passports. Name and registration number of the IVF clinic (for New Life […]