Lilly Frost

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-04-11 at 00:38:03

Lilly Frost is the Program Director of Surrogacy & My Donor Cycle. Herself an egg  donor, Lilly pioneered the idea of inter-agency donor sharing. Lilly helped found the Society for Ethics in Egg Donation in Surrogacy  to encourage self-regulation in ART while respecting and valuing the donors and surrogates. Based in San Diego, Lilly now runs  a US/Mexico hybrid program, utilising Mexican surrogates with work/visitor visas who reside in San Diego for the last 2-3 months of pregnancy. IVF processes occur in Cancun


While many countries without access to surrogacy, many seeking to create biological family are venturing offshore. It has left some resorting to ‘unofficial’ traditional surrogacy, using the surrogates eggs and home insemination. Others have had a local friend offer to carry for them, and taken her overseas for the embryo transfer. For the majority, the […]

Surrogacy can fall into the categories of altruistic or commercial. Altruistic surrogacy means that the surrogate derives no financial benefit from being a surrogate with the exception of having her reasonable expenses of the surrogacy paid. Commercial surrogacy is the opposite, being an arrangement whereby the surrogate obtains a financial benefit beyond her expenses for […]

Three Australian jurisdictions – NSW, ACT & Queensland – have laws criminalising overseas surrogacy. However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted. In fact even when the rare case has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions, they have declined to take action. There […]