by Sam everingham
Posted on 2016-11-09 at 04:36:07
Rachel is a Melbourne mother of three children herself. When her sister was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, necessitating removing her ovaries, Rachel volunteered to carry for her. Another of Rachel’s sisters provided the eggs. Rachel will discuss the ups and downs of her journey, including what support she and her ‘team’ received from IVF clinics and birth hospitals and what is needed to better support Australian surrogates.
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 […]
As 2019 comes to a close, it is worth looking back over the year at some of the trends as well as learnings in regard to surrogacy and or egg donation globally. Over the year, we ran 10 seminars in Australia, 8 in Europe, 1 in New Zealand, our National Australian conference and for the […]
Nearly one in five Australian couples venturing abroad choose Canada as their special place to create family (one in three if you only consider gay couples). Eleven couples I know are expecting babies via Canadian surrogacy over the coming five months. They are not alone. Intended parents from dozens of countries, including France, the UK, […]