by Sam everingham
Posted on 2016-12-23 at 06:00:51
Neil (28) & Andrew (27) live in Northern Ireland and have been together for nine years and work in banking and air travel respectively. Their son Oisin was born in November 2016 in the UK via gestational independent surrogacy after four years of planning. Neil and his partner looked at many different options before deciding on the UK. They met their surrogate through an online surrogacy forum in April 2015. Whilst they experienced some challenges, they feel so lucky to have overcome these and to be bringing up the child they have long dreamed of.
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 […]
For those intended parents undertaking international surrogacy in Georgia or Ukraine, it is important to be aware that your baby or babies will be born stateless and that you will need to apply for Australian citizenship by descent before you can come back home. In order to prove a biological relationship, The Department of Home Affairs will […]
This guest blog is from Australian mum Jessie Schuhart McRae who will speak at the 4 July Domestic Surrogacy Webinar Infertility isn’t something you ever think about growing up. You fall in love, get married and say one day when we are ready we will start our family. For us we did a lot of […]