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The Blog2020-04-07T09:54:45+11:00
sarah jefford

Hi! I’m Sarah Jefford, an IVF Mum, egg donor, surrogate and family and surrogacy lawyer.

Welcome to the Surrogacy and Donor Conception Blog, with posts about surrogacy, donor conception, laws, news items, and my personal experiences as a donor and surrogate. You can scroll through the posts, search by category or keyword below.

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Expectations for Donor Agreements

Expectations for Donor Agreements When entering a donor agreement, it is important for the parties to talk about their intentions and expectations, before attempting to become pregnant. Whether the donor is a friend, family member or someone you [...]

Coping with COVID-19 in a Surrogacy Arrangement

Published 29 April 2020. The situation changes from day to day, and you should check that the information you are seeking is up to date. Surrogacy teams who are navigating pregnancy, birth and the fourth trimester surrogacy during [...]

So You Want to Be a Surrogate?

So you want to be a surrogate? I remember when I first considered becoming a surrogate - searching everywhere for information and ending up down many an internet rabbit hole. I was excited and nervous; my husband was [...]

Do I Qualify for Surrogacy in Australia?

Do I qualify for surrogacy in Australia? This post is about qualifying for surrogacy as an intended parent. If you are a woman considering becoming a surrogate, you might be interested in this post. The first step when [...]

International Surrogacy Options

International Surrogacy Options for Australians When you're considering surrogacy in Australia or overseas, you're likely to become overwhelmed with the options and processes and getting to grips with the laws surrounding international surrogacy. I cannot recommend a particular [...]

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