Rebecca Bagley

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2021-07-05 at 11:02:31

Becs and Alex have been together for 11 years, and started trying for a family around 7 years ago. After losing 11 babies through both natural conceptions and IVF they started their surrogacy journey in 2019 and became parents in October 2021. Cooper was born via their gestational surrogate in Whanganui after the second embryo transfer which took place in Hawaii, USA.


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 […]

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 […]

As well as running conferences and webinars, International family building expert Sam Everingham  has been working these past two years with a colleague on a book – Surrogacy Stories – which takes a deep dive into the family building journeys of  twenty singles and couples from 11 nations. They include single men, single females, as […]