by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2019-12-21 at 02:13:22
Tracey Sainsbury has been involved in providing fertility support for over 20 years, author of Making Friends with your Fertility, providing enhanced awareness of what goes on consciously and unconsciously as we try to conceive with assistance. Tracey leads the patient support team for the London Women’s Clinic, sits on the advisory panel for Fertility Network UK and is a Trustee for the Sperm Egg and Embryo Donation (SEED) Trust.
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 […]
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. […]
Three Australian jurisdictions – NSW, ACT & Queensland – have laws criminalising overseas surrogacy. However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted. In fact even when the rare case has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions, they have declined to take action. There […]