Tom Carmody & Ryan Hawkins

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2016-11-10 at 01:56:17

Tom (34) and his partner Ryan (33) engaged in surrogacy in the US. Two surrogates, two egg donors and four embryo transfers later, they are the proud dads of 9 month old Finn, conceived in California and born in Florida. They will talk about the ups and downs of their journey and what they’ll be doing differently as they engage again in the US to have a second child.


Single Men

Planned single parenting used to be a trend only seen amongst single women using donor sperm. But in recent years, with the increasing popularity of surrogacy in Australia and abroad, more and more Single Men or Gay Males are opting to bring up children on their own. Surrogacy programs in countries without any surrogacy law […]

I have been working in this field for over a decade and the intended parents who come most unstuck in creating family are those who try to rely solely on social media tips as their manual for family building. While the casual advice from past parents is well-meaning, every journey is different and this is […]

The family-building landscape both domestically and internationally is becoming increasingly complex. Fall-out from the Covid pandemic as well as the war in Ukraine have had flow on effects to both surrogate availability and agency capacities globally. In some environments, such as Australia, new regulations are making it even harder for intended parents to engage in […]