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Livia Houghton-Zeenny

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2019-01-27 at 21:48:29

Following Livia’s cancer diagnosis in 2012, Livia and her husband Olly underwent IVF to freeze eggs/embryos. Five years later Brilliant Beginnings introduced them to their gestational surrogate Kim. In December 2017 Kim successfully gave birth to their daughter Posy . Livia will talk about their experience working together, the ups and downs and how they overcame them


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 […]

Thousands of couples and individuals in Australia are waiting for sperm and egg donations to help them grow their families, including those experiencing infertility, single women seeking motherhood by choice, as well as many in the LGBTQ+ community who require donor sperm or eggs to have a family. A ground-breaking campaign, Life. Pass it On. […]

As Australia’s 11th consumer conference on family building options approaches on 18-19 June in Sydney, Growing Families director Sam Everingham profiles one of the many woman who struggled with repeated miscarriages over more than a decade, before turning with her partner to a US surrogacy program using donor eggs and sperm from her partner’s brother.  […]