by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-01-20 at 05:25:29
Shereen and her husband Shafin became the proud parents of a baby boy some 27 months ago through India after trying unsuccessfully to have a family for some years . They chose India for two reasons; firstly it was tried and tested and secondly being of Indian heritage, they felt the process would be easier to navigate. The clinic they chose put the welfare of the surrogate above all else. Shereen and Shafin were able to speak directly to her to confirm that she wanted to be a surrogate to provide a better standard of living as well as education for her child and she fully understood that the baby genetically belonged to Shereen and Shafin, and they would be taking that baby home to the UK. Shereen and Shafin were updated frequently. Since the birth, their surrogate was able to move into better accommodation, and invest money for her daughter’s education. Shereen and Shafin have a thriving, wonderful son.
Australia’s eighth annual surrogacy & donor conference for intended parents for the first time had a whole day devoted to domestic surrogacy. A record crowd of 180 intended parents attended from around the country, to network, and hear from experts, panels of surrogates, parents, egg donors, and donor-conceived children. The success of the event would […]
Nearly one in five Australian couples venturing abroad choose Canada as their special place to create family (one in three if you only consider gay couples). Eleven couples I know are expecting babies via Canadian surrogacy over the coming five months. They are not alone. Intended parents from dozens of countries, including France, the UK, […]
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 […]