Toula & Michael Lovett

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2016-03-23 at 03:21:05

Toula & Michael are a Melbourne couple who engaged in surrogacy in Ukraine in early 2014. They required both an egg donor and surrogate, both of which they sourced through the Kiev clinic they engaged with. Their son Andre was born little over a year ago, in March 2015. They will talk about their journey and the particular issues around exit processes and timeframes they encountered


Surrogacy Guides

Surrogacy is regulated in most Australian states & territories. This means there is no uniform law nationally. Currently, there are no surrogacy laws in the northern territory, Victoria and South Australia have progressed significant reforms recently. Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Australia Only Altruistic surrogacy is permitted and the intended parents have to cover all […]

Ukrainian Surrogate

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. […]

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