by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2021-08-17 at 06:17:57
Steve is father to Jayden, born in March 2019 through surrogacy in Canada. Together with his husband, they started their surrogacy journey end of 2017, and immediately knew they wanted to follow the Canadian path, mainly for financial reasons, but also for the altruistic approach. They were matched with their surrogate in January 2019. Prior to Jayden’s birth, they had weekly Skype calls with their surrogate and her husband. Aside from weekly calls, they sent regular messages through Facebook. During the course of time, they built a very close bond with our surrogate, her husband, their kids, and even their parents as an “extended family”. After Jayden’s birth, they still having frequent chats on Facebook. They love the bond built with their surrogate; and had great support from Babies Come True whose team helped guide them through the maze of a surrogacy journey.
For the GLBTI community interested in family building, there is the choice of trying to make things work domestically or looking offshore. The easiest way to decide on a pathway is to meet face-to-face with both professionals and recent parents. In response, Growing Families is returning to its face-to-face seminar format in London and Dublin […]
There are thousands with health or fertility issues or a lack of the necessary anatomy that might once have prevented them raising a genetically connected child. Not anymore. When Film-maker and activist Lance Black and Tom Daley announced they were going to be dads via surrogacy in the UK press, there had been mixed reactions. […]
This guest blog is from Australian mum Jessie Schuhart McRae who will speak at the 4 July Domestic Surrogacy Webinar Infertility isn’t something you ever think about growing up. You fall in love, get married and say one day when we are ready we will start our family. For us we did a lot of […]