Matt & Thang

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-11-10 at 22:23:42

Matt Tomlins (39) and Thang Pham (34) are gay dads from Melbourne, Australia. They first spoke about having kids on their second date back in 2008 and began serious investigation and planning in early 2018. They worked with Create IVF, to locate an egg donor used Canadian agency Little Miracles and to support their surrogate, worked with ANU Fertility. Their daughter Daisy arrived in June 2020 amidst Covid-19, born an hour outside of Vancouver, on Canada’s Father’s Day.


Surrogacy can fall into the categories of altruistic or commercial. Altruistic surrogacy means that the surrogate derives no financial benefit from being a surrogate with the exception of having her reasonable expenses of the surrogacy paid. Commercial surrogacy is the opposite, being an arrangement whereby the surrogate obtains a financial benefit beyond her expenses for […]

Irish mums Vis Surrogacy

As Irish mothers continue the fight for legal recognition, Growing Families returns to Dublin for the first time in two years to host its popular seminar series focusing on the latest developments in surrogacy and egg donation. With Covid-19 having affected travel and program availability and Irish legislators getting huge pressure to improve Ireland’s legal […]

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