• Surrogacy Experts from around the world

     
  • Families Through Surrogacy is a non-profit organisation

     
  • Run by parents for intended parents

     
  • We hold annual conferences to promote best-practice surrogacy

     
  • Meet and network with surrogates and intended parents

     

Unbiased Advice and Insight from Parents & Professionals

Seminar tickets available from AUD $40.00
 

AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND SURROGACY PRESENTATIONS

Icon Australian Seminar Series Auckland Sun 10 February 2019
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What Legal Hurdles are Involved in Surrogacy & Egg Donation? (Click to download)

A local fertility lawyer uses case studies to illustrate the usual timelines and steps involved in drawing up surrogacy agreements, looks at whether donor agreements are necessary and illustrates the pathways to ensure you are protected legally post birth for domestic and overseas surrogacy.

Stewart Dalley, Ryken & Associates, NZ

 

How can You Best Support Your Surrogate? (Click to Download)

A recent study of 30 Australian & New Zealand altruistic surrogates who carried for intended parents they did not previously know shows how surrogates select intended parents and illustrates surrogates own experiences of independent journeys, their support needs and how well these were met during pregnancy attempts and pregnancies. Essential for those considering whether altruistic surrogacy is for them.

Sam Everingham, Families Through Surrogacy

 

IconAustralian Seminar Series Perth Wed 13 February 2019
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What Legal Steps are Involved in Surrogacy & Egg Donation? (Click to download)

A WA fertility lawyer uses case studies to illustrate the usual timelines and steps involved in drawing up surrogacy agreements, looks at whether donor agreements are necessary and illustrates the pathways to ensure you are protected legally post birth for surrogacy.

Lucy Thomas, Family Lawyer, Paterson & Dowding Family Lawyers, WA

 

IconAustralian Seminar Series Melbourne Sat 16 February 2019
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Surrogacy & Donor Options & Considerations (Click to Download)

An honest appraisal of timelines, costs, six key considerations and risks inherent in surrogacy & egg donation.

Sam Everingham, Families Through Surrogacy

 

Surrogacy in Mexico – The Current State of Play (Click to Download)

Some had written off Mexico for surrogacy after Tabasco state changed its laws. However some persistent professionals, including Fertility Clinic Americas in Cancun, Miracle Surrogacy in Florida and a group of Mexican surrogates have forged another model for Mexican surrogacy. This includes  a top embryologist and dedicated client service personnel. Parents via surrogacy Brian Yaden and Simon Romeo (a Perth dad with a child via Mexico and one in planning) discuss their experience, the current state of play, health system practicalities and logistics of Mexican surrogacy.

Brian Yaden, Miracle Surrogacy, Simon Romeo, Aust Dad via Mexico

 

What Legal Steps are Involved in Surrogacy & Egg Donation? (Click to download)

A local fertility lawyer uses case studies to illustrate the usual timelines and steps involved in drawing up surrogacy agreements, looks at whether donor agreements are necessary and illustrates the pathways to ensure you are protected legally post birth for domestic and overseas surrogacy.

Sarah Bevan, Sarah Bevan Family Lawyers

 

Surrogacy in Ukraine (click to download)

A look at Ukraine government policy, the growth of surrogacy,  regulations; how Ukraine surrogates are screened and supported and what you should take into account when vetting providers

Renee Golland, Aust rep, Lotus Ukraine