Tracey Sims

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2019-09-20 at 00:02:53

Tracey has a four amazing little girls of her own and has been an egg donor and surrogate. She has done two rounds of egg donation – one resulted in a baby boy for a recipient couple. Too old to continue as a donor, Tracey was keen to be a surrogate, but needed further guidance and support on a whole raft of questions. She discovered Brilliant Beginnings, and the way they match their Intended parents to their Surrogates really appealed .
She has been matched twice. The first couple, she undertook four rounds of IVF for – none were successful and her recipients pulled out.
But Tracey was determined to try again and was matched with another couple – this transfer worked first time, resulting in a beautiful baby girl being born in February 2018. They remain in regular contact and are currently looking at doing a sibling cycle


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