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.


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