by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2021-06-04 at 01:42:02
Matt is a recent dad through surrogacy here in Australia. He and his partner Brendan have an 8 month old son named Baker and they initially met their amazing surrogate via Facebook! Matt is a huge advocate for online communities / networks and the connections that can be fostered within these forums for both surrogates and intended parents, navigating domestic surrogacy in Australia.
Each October scores of attendees come together in six different Australian capital cities – singles, couples, gay and heterosexual, some in their twenties, some in their fifties. They share a common goal – to create family with the help of yet unknown angels – donors and surrogates. It is these more complex journeys to parenthood […]
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 However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted.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 […]