Posted on 2019-03-18 at 02:34:15
Rees and his partner Brett discussed the importance of having children when they met 28 years ago. Twelve years after arriving in Australia from New Zealand, they commenced their surrogacy journey with Dr Smotrich and his team at La Jolla IVF. They have been blessed with 3 boys – Chandler born in 2008 and twins Blake and Joel born in 2010. The desire for their family to be created from love and to have close family ties came to fruition as their surrogate’s niece is the boys biological mother – they were carried by their great aunt.
In my capacity as an expert on cross-border surrogacy globally, I was invited to an International Forum In Cambridge, UK on 29-30 June this year. Experts were weighted towards lawyers and non-profits from the UK, US & Australia, with reasonable representation from Switzerland, China, Hong Kong, South Africa & New Zealand and much smaller representation of […]
Giving Food to the hungry; Hope to the needy; Life to a baby Together keeping babies healthy as only breastmilk can. I am excited about being involved with Growing Families. I have already had the privilege of helping many intending mothers prepare for breastfeeding by assisting them induce lactation. It has been wonderful to support […]
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 […]