by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2021-10-09 at 12:21:21
Leonie is from the mid-north coast of NSW. Lee, aged in her 40s and married with three grown-up children carried for Beck, aged in her 20s, who was born without a uterus. Leonie and Rebecca went on to publish a book about their journey together – ‘A Little Ray of Sunshine’. Leonie will talk about what qualities intended parents need to have, her motivations for carrying a child for someone else, communication, expectations and surviving the highs and lows.
Each October scores of attendees come together in six different Australian capital cities – singles, couples, gay and heterosexual, some in their twenties, some in their fifties. They share a common goal – to create family with the help of yet unknown angels – donors and surrogates. It is these more complex journeys to parenthood […]
Australia’s eighth annual surrogacy & donor conference for intended parents for the first time had a whole day devoted to domestic surrogacy. A record crowd of 180 intended parents attended from around the country, to network, and hear from experts, panels of surrogates, parents, egg donors, and donor-conceived children. The success of the event would […]
Surrogacy is an exciting journey and an ideal option when you are unable to conceive on your own. However the current Covid-19 pandemic brings added stress to both surrogates and intended parents, particularly when working at a great distance from each other. So during surrogacy arrangements now more than ever, a relaxed mind is essential […]