Category Archives: Surrogacy

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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Surrogacy in the UK: a guide

A guide for gay men... & anyone else considering surrogacy in the UK! Natalie Gamble and her team at specialist fertility law firm Natalie Gamble Associates are widely known as the UK's leading surrogacy lawyers, having acted for the parents in the UK's first international surrogacy case in 2008 and virtually all the subsequent leading…
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Surrogacy: international options

Sam Everingham of Families Through Surrogacy guides you through your international options Thousands of gay men around the world now raise children. Understandably they want to be the sole parents and genetically related to their children, and surrogacy meets this need. Uncompensated surrogacy in the UK is popular. with many gay men trawling through online…
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Surrogacy in the USA

Accessing surrogacy in the USA: a guide for gay men Richard Westoby and his partner had twin girls via a surrogate in the USA. He now helps other gay men accessing surrogacy. You’ve decided finding a surrogate in the UK will take too long and the lack of laws make it a risk you’re not…
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Yotam Ottolenghi: surrogacy & parenthood

Chef Yotam Ottolenghi & his journey to parenthood For Israeli chef and food writer Yotam Ottolenghi, having children was culturally acceptable even as a gay men. This was not the case for his partner Karl, from Northern Ireland. Here Yotam talks about coming together and how they found the right ingredients to have their son,…
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