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.


It has been our great pleasure and privilege to have worked with Irish couples who have pursued their route to parenthood via surrogacy. It is essential that any person who is considering pursuing surrogacy as a route to parenthood must ensure that they are as fully informed about the process as is possible, that they […]

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 […]

Giving Food to the hungry; Hope to the needy; Life to a baby Together keeping babies healthy as only breastmilk can. I am excited about being involved with Growing Families. I have already had the privilege of helping many intending mothers prepare for breastfeeding by assisting them induce lactation. It has been wonderful to support […]