Nick Stathopoulos

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2021-10-04 at 11:21:01

Nick and his wife are a Melbourne couple who have a six year old, but to have a second child, needed to turn to surrogacy due to severe Asherman’s syndrome.  They chose Greece because it is one of the few countries which accepts foreigners and in which the surrogate has no legal claim to the child. They were also impressed by Greeces surrogacy model and the can-do attitude of  Mediterranean Fertility Institute in Crete and the ease of access to surrogates. They first visited the clinic in late November 2019. Their first and only transfer was in May 2020 and their baby Vas was born on 21/01/2021.


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 […]

Sarah Jefford

Australia’s eighth annual surrogacy & donor conference for intended parents for the first time had a whole day devoted to domestic surrogacy. A record crowd of 180 intended parents attended from around the country, to network,  and hear from experts, panels of surrogates, parents, egg donors, and donor-conceived children. The success of the event would […]

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