Pamela Hardy

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2019-12-19 at 06:13:45

Pamela and Yon investigated numerous countries including USA, Canada, and India before they settled on Ukraine for surrogacy. After a false start with one surrogate due to her own citizenship challenges, their second surrogate become pregnant in July 2018. Quinn arrived in April this year to light up their lives. They hope to plan a sibling journey in the future and would not hesitate to return to the Ukraine.


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 […]

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 […]

In this difficult time, Growing Families is providing an update on current travel restrictions which will impact intended parents travelling internationally for embryo creation or the birth of children. OVERSEAS TRAVEL FOR BIRTHS (updated as at 4.30pm 22 July AEST) You need to consider Whether your local authorities will allow you to leave your home […]