by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2021-10-11 at 18:07:04
Robyn and Michael Renyard welcomed their son, Joseph, in April 2020 via their surrogate in Canada. Robyn and Michael had to navigate their way out of Australia and into Canada amid international border closures, within 2 weeks of their son’s due date. Miraculously, and with the help of their dedicated lawyers and surrogacy agency, they welcomed the birth of Joseph 10 hours after finishing mandatory quarantine in Canada.
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 […]
Surrogacy is regulated in most Australian states & territories. This means there is no uniform law nationally. Currently, there are no surrogacy laws in the northern territory, Victoria and South Australia have progressed significant reforms recently. Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Australia Only Altruistic surrogacy is permitted and the intended parents have to cover all […]
For many couples who have experienced medical complications in pregnancy, including the heartbreak of late miscarriage or still-birth, working with a surrogate to create their family becomes the best way forward. However surrogacy arrangements can be complicated emotionally and logistically. Our information days profile surrogates, egg donors and parents who have gone down this route. […]