by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2022-02-08 at 21:46:32
Tanya and Trystan’s international surrogacy journey began 4 years ago at this very seminar when they were made aware of the “literal” world of opportunities available to them. They connected with a Ukraine agency on the day but after a few hiccups with egg donors changed to a Georgian agency where the egg donor choice was extensive and surrogates easily available. The process was virtually seamless with Tanya flying to Georgia for the 22 week scan. Then Covid hit. International and national borders were shut, exemptions were not being granted and transportation was just not available. However with the support and guidance of Sam from Growing Families and the Turkish Australian embassy Tanya flew into Georgia while her baby girl was being born. Tahlia is now 20 months old and a thriving cheeky, curious little girl.
If you have embryos still in Ukraine, it may be tempting to initiate a new surrogacy arrangement in Ukraine, particularly if your surrogacy agency and surrogate are agreeable. This is a highly risky and unethical proposition. Various foreign governments, including Australia, have announced that they cannot support safe travel or exit arrangements for newborns via […]
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 […]
Surrogacy is an exciting journey and an ideal option when you are unable to conceive on your own. However the current Covid-19 pandemic brings added stress to both surrogates and intended parents, particularly when working at a great distance from each other. So during surrogacy arrangements now more than ever, a relaxed mind is essential […]