Stephanie Martin

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2021-12-08 at 05:39:31

Stephanie is an experienced fertility branch manager with a background and Master’s Degree in Applied Psychology. In addition to having worked in both the IVF and surrogacy sectors, she has lived in 7 different countries to which she credits her expertise in managing an international patient base. Her youngest daughter was also born via surrogacy in 2010, lending unique sensitivity to her role at Be Parent and the guidance and education she provides intended parents.


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.  […]

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