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.
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