Rob Wills

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2022-04-20 at 07:01:59

Rob & his partner Jean Franco engaged with SurroConnections in the USA 2018 and were immediately drawn to the team’s straightforward, honest approach about what to expect for their journey. They were eventually successful with the birth of a daughter Maia in April 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rob was 41 and Jean Franco 36 when they became dads.
They appreciated their agencies ability to successfully manage their expectations along the way, as well as the overwhelming support offered after Maia’s birth


The family-building landscape both domestically and internationally is becoming increasingly complex. Fall-out from the Covid pandemic as well as the war in Ukraine have had flow on effects to both surrogate availability and agency capacities globally. In some environments, such as Australia, new regulations are making it even harder for intended parents to engage in […]

It has been our great pleasure and privilege to have worked with Irish couples who have pursued their route to parenthood via surrogacy. It is essential that any person who is considering pursuing surrogacy as a route to parenthood must ensure that they are as fully informed about the process as is possible, that they […]


Gay dad Rodney Cruise is something of an expert on setting expectations in Co-parenting arrangements. Over the last 14 years Rodney and his Taiwanese partner Jeff have between them fathered a child via surrogacy, four via co-parenting with two lesbian couples and five further children via ‘identity-release’ sperm donation. For many busy professionals, co-parenting seems […]