by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-09-18 at 11:18:51
Susan is a mum to three grown children who wanted to help a family who couldn’t carry their own children. Two years ago she joined the Aust Surrogacy Community Facebook group and put herself out there as a Surrogate looking for IPs. Fourteen months later, after one transfer, a baby boy was born and a new family was created. Apart from having and raising her own children, this was by far the biggest and toughest thing Susan has ever done , but despite that, it’s a journey she looks forward to taking again in 2019 with her new friends and IP’s.
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. […]
It has been our great pleasure and privilege to have worked with Irish couples who have pursued their route to parenthood via surrogacy. It is essential that any person who is considering pursuing surrogacy as a route to parenthood must ensure that they are as fully informed about the process as is possible, that they […]
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 […]