Nina Barnsley

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-01-25 at 02:03:47

Donor Conception Network is a charity offering support and information to anyone considering donor conception (with or without surrogacy) as well as parents of children conceived this way and donor conceived children and young people.  They  do this through membership, a website, publications, workshops, the DCN Journal and telephone and email helplines. They offer contact and peer-to-peer support via our Welcomer team, our two annual conferences and 25+ local groups around the UK and Ireland. The organisation is parent-led and child-focussed, helping people with the social and emotional aspects of creating or expanding a family through donor conception


Growing Families is running its fourth New Zealand Event for intended parents, surrogates and donors on 21 August after an 18-month absence. Like past events, this one will bring together egg donors, surrogates, parents and those hoping to become so. They will join experts from Canada, USA and New Zealand in a program to educate […]

How ‘twinning’ Facebook emojis connected a couple to their surrogate When Mark and David began their surrogacy search, they had no idea something as simple as a Facebook comment could lead them to their dream of starting a family. For many couples and individuals who find themselves in need of a surrogate, it can be […]

On 19/20 June 2021, , Growing Families are hosting their first face-to-face conference in two years – Australia’s 10th Surrogacy & Donor Conference. Spurred on by Australia’s record low covid rates, the donor and surrogacy community’s need for connection, discounted domestic air travel and the desire to leave home, if only for a weekend, Growing […]