by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2020-01-24 at 04:59:07
Andrew and his partner are a same-sex couple form Victoria who welcomed their son via surrogacy in November 2019. They started planning their journey over three years prior and they met their surrogate who lives in Western Australia in late 2016. They experienced many ups and downs including some setbacks due to the logistics of an interstate arrangement and the bureaucracy of Victorian laws. Andrew will shed some light on domestic surrogacy arrangements including meeting a surrogate and navigating intricate state-specific laws and how they can impact on an interstate arrangement.
For those intended parents undertaking international surrogacy in Georgia or Ukraine, it is important to be aware that your baby or babies will be born stateless and that you will need to apply for Australian citizenship by descent before you can come back home. In order to prove a biological relationship, The Department of Home Affairs will […]
First Fertility is a global IVF and surrogacy provider with hubs in South-East Asia and Russia.Their surrogacy programs drastically reduce the costs of family-building by utilising IVF and surrogacy procedures in countries with lower professional salaries. Countries such as Russia offer significant savings on all aspects of the process . First Fertility offers Fixed cost […]
The priority of most nations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been to close their borders to foreigners while getting their own citizens ‘back home’. Many countries have shut down government departments, closed visa applications – some have introduced night-time curfews. This repatriation focus on nationality over need has had a terrible impact on […]