Elisha Smith

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-08-29 at 05:19:18

Elisha is from Coffs Harbour and has two children aged 4 and 6. She was interested in helping another couple become parents and after completing her family she joined the Australian Surrogacy Community Facebook page in 2015. Through the page she met a couple from Sydney, and after getting to know them  offered to carry for them. In October 2016 Elisha gave birth to their beautiful baby boy, with the assistance of Genea Sydney.


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