Toni Langdon

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2021-07-01 at 03:05:51

Toni offered to carry for her recipients in early 2016. However there were significant hurdles. None of her recipients embryos passed genetic testing. An egg donor would be required. In August 2017, after countless tests and a dummy cycle, Toni flew to San Diego Fertility Clinic to undertake a double embryo transfer. By late September Toni discovered both embryos had taken – she was carrying twins! It was a very tough pregnancy for Toni, culminating in a C-section at Week 37 in New Zealand. Ton will talk about her motivations for carrying as a surrogate, the highs and the lows


Sarah Jefford

Australia’s eighth annual surrogacy & donor conference for intended parents for the first time had a whole day devoted to domestic surrogacy. A record crowd of 180 intended parents attended from around the country, to network,  and hear from experts, panels of surrogates, parents, egg donors, and donor-conceived children. The success of the event would […]

Growing Families is running its fourth New Zealand Event for intended parents, surrogates and donors on 21 August after an 18-month absence. Like past events, this one will bring together egg donors, surrogates, parents and those hoping to become so. They will join experts from Canada, USA and New Zealand in a program to educate […]

As well as running conferences and webinars, International family building expert Sam Everingham  has been working these past two years with a colleague on a book – Surrogacy Stories – which takes a deep dive into the family building journeys of  twenty singles and couples from 11 nations. They include single men, single females, as […]