Posted on 2019-09-01 at 00:13:33
Nicole has two boys who were 4 and 5 when she was an altruistic surrogate for her friend Ian and his husband Hugh. Ian and Nicole have been friends since they were 16 year-old schoolmates. Nicole travelled to Canada for the embryo transfer in November 2017, given no Irish IVF clinic would assist them. Nicole birthed their son here in Ireland in August 2018.
I have been working in this field for over a decade and the intended parents who come most unstuck in creating family are those who try to rely solely on social media tips as their manual for family building. While the casual advice from past parents is well-meaning, every journey is different and this is […]
Gay dad Rodney Cruise is something of an expert on setting expectations in Co-parenting arrangements. Over the last 14 years Rodney and his Taiwanese partner Jeff have between them fathered a child via surrogacy, four via co-parenting with two lesbian couples and five further children via ‘identity-release’ sperm donation. For many busy professionals, co-parenting seems […]
Many of us have benefited from egg donors to have a family – now its our turn to give back by becoming a sperm donor. Over the past couple of years, Australia has seen sperm donor waitlists escalate because of the pandemic. We’ve also seen increased demand for sperm, with increasing numbers of single women […]