Samantha Watkins

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2021-06-25 at 00:04:16

Samantha is a mum to 4 children aged 19, 14, 12 & 9 and has been married for 21 years. After seeing her Intended Fathers story on Facebook and consequently spending time with them she became their gestational surrogate, carrying their son in 2019. Navigating COVID and lockdowns put pressure on their journey but resulted in not only a wonderful child but an incredible relationship between their two families. The team are looking to attempt a sibling journey at the end of 2021.


Growing Families have been working around the clock in recent months to assist parents from Australia, USA, UK, mainland Europe and Asia to travel to births. It has meant countless hours assisting with airline protocols, paperwork, embassies, visa, ground transport and that most precious commodity – love and understanding.We are sharing feedback below from just […]

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Understanding Surrogacy Terminology

This pandemic situation has brought everyone’s life to a standstill. So, if you are an intended parent looking for a surrogacy program, there are certain precautions and factors you must consider beforehand. Are agencies still operating surrogacy programs during the Covid-19 outbreak? Nearly all surrogacy agencies continue to accept intended parents, although in Georgia new […]