Category Archives: Surrogacy

Surrogacy Supplement story: legal issues addressed

International surrogacy: an expert responds Our Surrogacy Supplement (published March 2015) featured an indepth story of international surrogacy, fraught with legal difficulties. We released highlights of the story on our website, you can find them here: installment 1 installment 2 installment 3 installment 4 installment 5 Specialist solicitor and leading expert on UK fertility law,…
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Single Embryo transfer

The Fertility Center of Las Vegas looks at the issues... Almost every IVF patient is faced with an important decision regarding their treatment – do I transfer one embryo or two? When faced with this decision many hopeful parents may think that transferring two embryos will significantly increase their chances of success. Also, IVF treatment…
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Setting up your Surrogacy

Creating a Relationship with your Surrogate It’s important to build a good foundation for your relationship with your surrogate. Here’s what I hear from surrogates about what they are looking for. Surrogates are not looking for a new best friend. Their goal is to help you create your family and the pay-off for them is…
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Surrogacy Special story, instalment 2

A Difficult Choice: Reducing Embryos, plus Getting a Passport Georgios* is Greek and lives in London with his Ukrainian partner Alexander* and their two-year-old twins who were born in the Ukraine. In our Surrogacy Supplement Georgios shares their incredible international surrogacy journey: multiple pregnancies in two surrogates; crossing borders with the babies & a friend…
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Surrogacy Special story, instalment 1

Multiple Embryos, Double the Surrogates Georgios* is Greek and lives in London with his Ukrainian partner Alexander* and their two-year-old twins who were born in the Ukraine. In our Surrogacy Supplement Georgios shares their incredible international surrogacy journey: multiple pregnancies in two surrogates; crossing borders with the babies & a friend posing as mother; near-endless…
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Surrogacy Special story, instalment 5

Parental Status Across International Borders Georgios* is Greek and lives in London with his Ukrainian partner Alexander* and their two-year-old twins who were born in the Ukraine. In our Surrogacy Supplement Georgios shares their incredible international surrogacy journey: multiple pregnancies in two surrogates; crossing borders with the babies & a friend posing as mother; near-endless…
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Surrogacy Special story, instalment 4

Leaving the Babies in the Hands of Strangers, and Paternity Leave Georgios* is Greek and lives in London with his Ukrainian partner Alexander* and their two-year-old twins who were born in the Ukraine. In our Surrogacy Supplement Georgios shares their incredible international surrogacy journey: multiple pregnancies in two surrogates; crossing borders with the babies &…
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Surrogacy Special story, instalment 3

Birth Certificates, International Consulates & Difficult Officials Georgios* is Greek and lives in London with his Ukrainian partner Alexander* and their two-year-old twins who were born in the Ukraine. In our Surrogacy Supplement Georgios shares their incredible international surrogacy journey: multiple pregnancies in two surrogates; crossing borders with the babies & a friend posing as…
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Surrogacy in the UK: choosing a clinic

Surrogacy in the UK: an insider's guide You might think that because there is no legal framework for surrogacy in the UK that clinics don’t offer surrogacy options. Not so. Helen Priddle, Senior Embryologist at the Centre for Reproduction and Gynaecology Wales (CRGW) explains, and gives some top tips on choosing a UK clinic for…
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Surrogacy in the UK: a personal story

A story of surrogacy in the UK: first steps on a journey Paul Gittins is in the early stages of planning his family. He explores the emotions that have emerged as he and his partner Bryan decide to try surrogacy in the UK. "The decision has been a long time coming for us. We’ve been…
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