Jess Delmenico

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-01-20 at 22:50:36

Being a surrogate had never crossed Jess’ mind until close friends of hers told her that they were considering a Canadian surrogacy process as they were unable to carry a pregnancy. Jess offered to be a surrogate for her friends after research followed by discussion and support from her husband and family. One transfer failed but the second transfer resulted in a positive pregnancy test and little Jovi was born on 8th November 2019.


Surrogacy can fall into the categories of altruistic or commercial. Altruistic surrogacy means that the surrogate derives no financial benefit from being a surrogate with the exception of having her reasonable expenses of the surrogacy paid. Commercial surrogacy is the opposite, being an arrangement whereby the surrogate obtains a financial benefit beyond her expenses for […]

If your surrogate is due to give birth prior to 30 July in a country with travel restrictions, please contact your surrogacy agency for advice. The following ‘source’ countries have set up channels of communication with governments in respect to emergency travel and fast-tracked document processing. If you are from one of these countries, email […]

As 2019 comes to a close, it is worth looking back over the year at some of the trends as well as learnings in regard to surrogacy and or egg donation globally. Over the year, we ran 10 seminars in Australia, 8 in Europe, 1 in New Zealand, our National Australian conference and for the […]