by Sam everingham
Posted on 2016-03-21 at 07:43:21
Rhiannon is based in Melbourne and has three children of her own, aged 11, 9 and 7 years. Her gay brother Clinton and his partner are based in Sydney. But she didn’t hesitate in offering to assist them to achieve their dream of becoming parents. As their gestational surrogate she was able to help make their dream a reality, delivering Zara in December 2014 and Aiden in November 2016 with the assistance of IVF Australia in Sydney.
Gay dad Rodney Cruise is something of an expert on setting expectations in co-parenting arrangements. Over the last 14 years Rodney and his Taiwanese partner Jeff have between them fathered a child via surrogacy, four via co-parenting with two lesbian couples and five further children via ‘identity-release’ sperm donation. For many busy professionals, co-parenting seems […]
How ‘twinning’ Facebook emojis connected a couple to their surrogate When Mark and David began their surrogacy search, they had no idea something as simple as a Facebook comment could lead them to their dream of starting a family. For many couples and individuals who find themselves in need of a surrogate, it can be […]
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 […]