Vibha Prasad

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-01-17 at 03:35:58

Vibha was 39 with two children aged 5 & 9 years and happily married when she agreed to  carry a child for her husband’s sister. They all lived locally and Vibha’s previous pregnancies had all been plain sailing.  They had four embryos and one of Australia’s most experienced surrogacy counsellors. What could go wrong? Vibha’s body ballooned in response to the medication she needed for each transfer. The third transfer took, but she developed hypertension, pre-eclampsia, blood clots, pneumonia, was hospitalised three times and required emergency surgery.  Doctors did an emergency C-section at 35 weeks in February 2019, but Vibha was physically and emotionally traumatized. She will discuss how IPs  can best support their surrogate during such difficult circumstances and what to discuss upfront to strengthen your team


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