Lisa Hoy

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-09-15 at 00:25:45

Lisa is a surrogate that has done both GS / TS (donor egg & own egg) journeys. Lisa has worked with both COTs and surrogacy agencies that help and support people though surrogacy. Lisa carried a traditional surrogate girl in 2008 with the support of surrogacy UK. In 2014 she went on to carry a boy conceived via gestational surrogacy and was supported by COTS , in Dec 2016 she then had twin boys through gestational surrogacy again supported by COTs


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 […]

On 19/20 June 2021, , Growing Families are hosting their first face-to-face conference in two years – Australia’s 10th Surrogacy & Donor Conference. Spurred on by Australia’s record low covid rates, the donor and surrogacy community’s need for connection, discounted domestic air travel and the desire to leave home, if only for a weekend, Growing […]

The priority of most nations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been to close their borders to foreigners while getting their own citizens ‘back home’. Many countries have shut down government departments, closed visa applications – some have introduced night-time curfews. This repatriation focus on nationality over need has had a terrible impact on […]