by Sam everingham
Posted on 2018-01-09 at 03:52:25
Caryn undertook 14 rounds of IVF in Australia resulting in seven transfers of which just one resulted in a pregnancy which miscarried at 7 weeks. Diagnosed with poor quality eggs & endometriosis, in May 2015 Caryn & her partner engaged in Canadian surrogacy. Further problems meant they were close to giving up in 2016, but decided to give it one last shot using a second surrogate and donated Canadian embryos. Caryn is now expecting a baby boy in March 2018. She will discuss the heart-breaking lows & highs of the process and how their agency supported them along the way.
While many countries without access to surrogacy, many seeking to create biological family are venturing offshore. It has left some resorting to ‘unofficial’ traditional surrogacy, using the surrogates eggs and home insemination. Others have had a local friend offer to carry for them, and taken her overseas for the embryo transfer. For the majority, the […]
There are thousands with health or fertility issues or a lack of the necessary anatomy that might once have prevented them raising a genetically connected child. Not anymore. When Film-maker and activist Lance Black and Tom Daley announced they were going to be dads via surrogacy in the UK press, there had been mixed reactions. […]
This pandemic situation has brought everyone’s life to a standstill. So, if you are an intended parent looking for a surrogacy program, there are certain precautions and factors you must consider beforehand. Are agencies still operating surrogacy programs during the Covid-19 outbreak? Nearly all surrogacy agencies continue to accept intended parents, although in Georgia new […]