Philip Britton

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2019-10-15 at 04:17:33

Geelong couple Philip and his defacto partner Doris first came to us for advice in November 2017. At 56 years of age, both were too old to be considered for Australian or Greek surrogacy and they did not have the budget for the US. They had engaged unsuccessfully in Indian a few years earlier. Their profile meant that egg-donor surrogacy in Georgia was a viable option.

Philip will share their journey which led to the birth of twins earlier this year.


I am the Director of Growing Families and a dad via surrogacy and egg donation Its Sunday 24 October and I am in Sydney Australia on Day 9 of 14 days hotel quarantine. Why am I here you may ask? I’ve just returned from two weeks of face-to-face meetings with parents, surrogates, doctors,  surrogacy professionals […]

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 […]

As Australia’s 11th consumer conference on family building options approaches on 18-19 June in Sydney, Growing Families director Sam Everingham profiles one of the many woman who struggled with repeated miscarriages over more than a decade, before turning with her partner to a US surrogacy program using donor eggs and sperm from her partner’s brother.  […]