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.
Surrogacy is one of the most trending topics of the recent times. But it is not only high-end celebs like Jay Z, Beyonce, and Kim Kardashian who pursued surrogacy to realize their parenthood dreams. Even though surrogacy is more accepted as a means of building family, many people are still unaware of the whole concept. […]
There are thousands with health or fertility issues or a lack of the necessary anatomy that might once have prevented them raising a genetically connected child. Not anymore. When Film-maker and activist Lance Black and Tom Daley announced they were going to be dads via surrogacy in the UK press, there had been mixed reactions. […]
For many couples who have experienced medical complications in pregnancy, including the heartbreak of late miscarriage or still-birth, working with a surrogate to create their family becomes the best way forward. However surrogacy arrangements can be complicated emotionally and logistically. Our information days profile surrogates, egg donors and parents who have gone down this route. […]