Ever thought about the intricate ballet of bringing a baby into the world, when surrogacy and donor IVF are involved? Wondered about the heartfelt stories of parents-to-be who tread the path less taken, bracing through the highs and lows of assisted parenthood? Join us on this enlightening journey as we turn the pages of our book "Surrogacy Stories", which captures twenty extraordinary narratives from across the globe - from India to Ireland, Thailand to Canada.
Listen to the poignant tale of Kate, who ran the race against time and money while attempting to use her own eggs for IVF. You'll be moved by Catherine and Keith's journey in Ukraine after they experienced an unbearable loss of their first baby in Ireland. And then, meet Nick, a single father who navigated the uncharted terrain of surrogacy with the help of his ex-partner's egg donation and a rock-solid support system. We'll be peeling back the layers on these resilient stories and many others, shedding light on the unique ways people navigate their fertility journeys.
Navigating surrogacy isn't a solo flight, and we dig deep into the importance of robust support networks - from family to professionals. We'll talk about the importance of building the right team, finding the right clinic and lawyer, the science of surrogate matching and even stem cell collection. And as we unpack this complex journey, we also share some golden nuggets of advice for those brave hearts considering setting sail on this rewarding, yet challenging voyage to parenthood. Tune in - this episode promises a rollercoaster ride of emotions, resilience and the sheer beauty of parenthood.
Growing Families https://www.growingfamilies.org or call +61 02 8054 0078
Growing Families was established by Sam Everingham in 2014 (initially as Families Through Surrogacy) and has assisted over 3000 singles and couples to engage in cross-border donor and surrogacy arrangements.
As a not-for-profit network and International Advisory Board creator Growing Families specialises in education, guidance and support on surrogacy and donation globally. It provides legal, financial, psychological and practical professional industry advice as an independent third party in a complex area to providers. Growing Families helps singles, heterosexual and gay couples on their family building journeys.
Contact Growing Families today to find out more about its confidential one to one consultations, holistic concierge packages and global events with guest speakers and industry experts from around the world.