Surrogacy & Donor IVF - in Mexico & Georgia


Welcome to Growing Families.  

We deliver advice, support and knowledge to people interested in creating a family with the help of surrogacy or egg donation.

We help singles, heterosexual and gay couples on their growing family journeys.

We understand that, from an Intended Parent’s perspective, understanding and starting the surrogacy family process can be overwhelming. Growing Families are here to support and educate you on your surrogacy and egg donation options, globally.

Join us for an online webinar that provides information on Surrogacy in affordable destinations. With Ukraine no longer a safe surrogacy choice, places like Mexico and Georgia are far safer options. During this seminar we will hear from experts and parents.

The webinar features 

  •  leading IVF specialists with experience of the Ukraine war and its impact on surrogacy
  • a cryo-shipping expert
  • Mexico health professionals
  • recent parents via Ukraine, Mexico & Georgia


This event will guide you on:

  • How to ensure you are emotionally ready 
  • What options are available at what costs
  • Options for ‘intended parents’ on a budget.
  • parents own experiences
  • why Ukraine remains a dangerous option
  • how to safely ship embryos out of Ukraine or elsewhere

Post event recordings are available to those registered

Who is this for?

  • Singles, heterosexual and gay couples wanting to understand their current options for family building via egg/sperm donor IVF or surrogacy.

Location:  Zoom (Link sent on payment)
Tickets:  £10.00

100% of all ticket sales will go towards supporting Ukraine & its healthcare systems

Choosing a Surrogacy Agency




Growing Families have over 10 years of experience supporting 3000 singles and couples engaging in cross-border donor and surrogacy arrangements.

Location:  Zoom (Link sent on payment)
Tickets:  £10.00


Donor IVF & surrogacy journeys are a hard road, requiring much trust and resilience. How can you emotionally prepare for the process, to ensure you are making the right decisions for you and your family

Shabana, Peer support worker

Learn the latest updates on egg donor and surrogacy options, their strengths and weaknesses in Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Albania Greece & Georgia.  

Sam Everingham. Growing Families

Understand from one of Ukraine’s leading IVF professionals where Ukraine surrogates and egg donors are now undertaking IVF and births – provides the latest detail on Georgia and Albania as options for heterosexual and gay couples respectively.

Dr Uliana Dorofeyeva, Ovogene Egg Bank 

Understand how embryos can be shipped ex Ukraine and other European cities, which countries can receive embryos. Understand costs, paperwork requirements; safety; and logistics

Vladyslav Zherebylo, ArkCryo, Ukraine

Provides updates on the history of surrogacy in Mexico for foreigners, types of programs available and what process you should follow to allow both intended parents to be listed on the birth certificate 

Alonso Marin, Egg Donor Miracles, Mexico

Understand the availability of egg donors in Mexico, can they be ID release? what factors in an egg donor predict success, what sperm analysis is required and the usual timelines for embryo creation, transfer and pregnancy confirmation

Dr Edgar Cruz, Human Reproduction Biologist, Dr E A Cruz Clinics 

Understand the experiences of recent  parents engaging in overseas arrangements. What worked, what did not. What would they have done differently. We cross to Ukraine to speak to one couple with twins as well as hearing from recent parents via Mexico and Georgia

Moderator: Sam Everingham

Panelists: Henrique Pereira  (Dad via Mexico) Kirsty Wenzel (Parent in Ukraine) Joanna  McWall (mum via Georgia)

What do 11 year olds think about their parents requiring an egg donor and/or surrogate? What about those with two dads? Did they want a mum? What relationship do they have, if any with their surrogate? What do they tell their friends at school? What is their opinion about  surrogate compensation?

Moderator: Anna McKie Panelists: Ruby Everingham; Elijah Merrell-Knowles; Lexi Smith

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with us via email: [email protected].

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