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.


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