Nick Georgiev

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2019-12-10 at 05:00:10

Nick & Long are a same-sex couple who wanted to have children. In 2015 they joined NZ Surrogacy Forum and in 2017 matched with a woman who became their gestational surrogate. Due to inability to obtain approval for embryo transfer in New Zealand, they used a Californian IVF clinic to create embryos, flew their surrogate to US, transferred embryos there and welcomed their first child in October 2018. Their surrogate offered to carry a second child – born in December 2019.


Surrogacy Guides

Surrogacy is regulated in most Australian states & territories. This means there is no uniform law nationally. Currently, there are no surrogacy laws in the northern territory, Victoria and South Australia have progressed significant reforms recently. Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Australia Only Altruistic surrogacy is permitted and the intended parents have to cover all […]

The family-building landscape both domestically and internationally is becoming increasingly complex. Fall-out from the Covid pandemic as well as the war in Ukraine have had flow on effects to both surrogate availability and agency capacities globally. In some environments, such as Australia, new regulations are making it even harder for intended parents to engage in […]

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 […]