Lisa Banfield

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-04-06 at 04:02:32

Despite cervical cancer, years of treatment and a radical hysterectomy, Lisa never gave up hope of a family.  After five altruistic attempts at home, she matched with a US surrogate. When Australia banned the export of embryos. Lisa fought for change. She is the proud mum of Josh & Lucas. An inspiring and passionate speaker, Lisa is a strong advocate for infertile women taking control of their futures in their quest to build family.



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