Sharon O’Leary

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-01-18 at 22:39:52

Sharon and Francis’ twin boys Alex and Mark were born 30/10/2014 in Lviv, Ukraine.  They used donor eggs as Sharon’s were ‘well and truly scrambled’. Their doctor transferred two  embryos at first and luckily the transfer worked first time.  Sharon’s surrogate Albina was just lovely and looked after herself and their boys so well.


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 […]

Many intended parents need to travel abroad in the coming weeks and months for the birth of their child(ren) via cross-border surrogacy. Chinese healthcare authorities now have the best understanding of Co-Vid-19, how it spreads and how to prevent this. Note that animals cannot spread the virus. If you are travelling to a high risk […]

As Australia’s 11th consumer conference on family building options approaches on 18-19 June in Sydney, Growing Families director Sam Everingham profiles one of the many woman who struggled with repeated miscarriages over more than a decade, before turning with her partner to a US surrogacy program using donor eggs and sperm from her partner’s brother.  […]