Mahesh Oliver

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2022-01-17 at 05:14:39

Mahesh and his partner Phillip are parents via surrogacy from Sydney and their  son Isaiah was born via a local surrogate, Meigen in August 2018, creating embryos with the help of IVF Australia. They have recently completed a sibling journey with Meigen and Jordan was born just months ago in December 2021. Mahesh will talk about matching with a surrogate, support and communication.


In this difficult time, Growing Families is providing an update on current travel restrictions which will impact intended parents travelling internationally for embryo creation or the birth of children. OVERSEAS TRAVEL FOR BIRTHS (updated as at 4.30pm 22 July AEST) You need to consider Whether your local authorities will allow you to leave your home […]

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 However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted.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 […]

As well as running conferences and webinars, International family building expert Sam Everingham  has been working these past two years with a colleague on a book – Surrogacy Stories – which takes a deep dive into the family building journeys of  twenty singles and couples from 11 nations. They include single men, single females, as […]