Posted on 2018-09-05 at 23:46:49
Sarah Bentley became a mummy through surrogacy in 2014 and 2017. After 7 years of suffering tragic losses Sarah was unfortunately diagnosed with a rare medical condition which meant that she was unable to carry children herself and turned to surrogacy as a route to achieving her family. She and her husband joined COTS in 2012 and were lucky enough to find an amazing surrogate willing to help them achieve their dream of becoming parents. Today they are the proud parents to two little boys aged 4 and 20 months. Sarah has joined the team at COTS to help support and guide other IPs in their surrogacy journeys.
Planned single parenting used to be a trend only seen amongst single women using donor sperm. But in recent years, with the increasing popularity of surrogacy in Australia and abroad, more and more Single Men or Gay Males are opting to bring up children on their own. Surrogacy programs in countries without any surrogacy law […]
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 […]
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. […]