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Renee Wilson

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2018-09-24 at 20:34:13

Following a cancer diagnosis in 2013, Renee & Clinton turned to IVF as their only chance of falling pregnant. After 8 failed attempts, their doctor recommended surrogacy as their only option. So in June 2017 Renee and her husband attended the Melbourne FTS conference. After lots of research, talking to other couples who had completed their families through Lotus Surrogacy, Renee and her partner took a leap of faith and made the decision to proceed. On 1 June 2018 they welcomed beautiful twins Finley and Eliza. Renee will share their journey


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 […]

Three Australian jurisdictions – NSW, ACT & Queensland – have laws criminalising overseas surrogacy. However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted. In fact even when the rare case has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions, they have declined to take action. There […]

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 […]