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

Welcome to the Surrogacy and Donor Conception Blog. The posts below are specifically with regards to altruistic surrogacy. You can find more posts on the main Blog page.

I have written a book, More Than Just a Baby: A Guide to Surrogacy for Intended Parents and Surrogates, which you can purchase in paperback or electronic versions.

You can also contact me and follow me on social media and make sure to listen to the Surrogacy Podcast, which shares stories from intended parents, surrogates and industry professionals.

© Copyright Sarah Jefford 2021

Do I Qualify for Surrogacy in Australia?

2021-06-18T13:48:17+11:00

Do I qualify for surrogacy in Australia? If you are new to surrogacy, you can read [...]

Do I Qualify for Surrogacy in Australia?2021-06-18T13:48:17+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 100: Mike, Nate and Sarah

2021-06-11T17:55:54+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 100: Mike, Nate and Sarah. We made it to 100 episodes of [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 100: Mike, Nate and Sarah2021-06-11T17:55:54+11:00

Surrogacy Matching & Support Services

2021-06-06T15:21:56+11:00

Are you thinking about signing up to surrogacy support services, or an agency overseas? Whether the [...]

Surrogacy Matching & Support Services2021-06-06T15:21:56+11:00

How many surrogacy births are there in Australia?

2021-06-18T13:59:00+11:00

How many babies are born via surrogacy in Australia each year? It's a question often asked, [...]

How many surrogacy births are there in Australia?2021-06-18T13:59:00+11:00

Surrogacy Information for Healthcare Providers

2021-06-09T14:49:48+11:00

Surrogacy Information for Healthcare Providers If you are an intended parent or future surrogate and need [...]

Surrogacy Information for Healthcare Providers2021-06-09T14:49:48+11:00

Surrogacy in Australia: Frequently Asked Questions

2021-06-09T15:07:43+11:00

Wondering if surrogacy is legal in Australia? Thinking about pursuing surrogacy in Australia to grow your [...]

Surrogacy in Australia: Frequently Asked Questions2021-06-09T15:07:43+11:00

Hospital Management of a Surrogacy Pregnancy and Birth

2021-06-13T21:41:04+11:00

There are such a low number of surrogacy births in Australia each year (somewhere between 60 [...]

Hospital Management of a Surrogacy Pregnancy and Birth2021-06-13T21:41:04+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 1: Sarah Jefford

2021-06-11T17:40:50+11:00

Sarah Jefford presents The Australian Surrogacy Podcast, sharing stories from intended parents and surrogates from around [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 1: Sarah Jefford2021-06-11T17:40:50+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 3: Troy

2021-06-11T18:04:39+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 3: Troy. In this episode, I interviewed my partner, Troy, about his [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 3: Troy2021-06-11T18:04:39+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 7: Carla (Part 1)

2021-06-11T17:40:51+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 7 Part1: Carla. This is a 2-part episode with Carla, an egg [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 7: Carla (Part 1)2021-06-11T17:40:51+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 11: Hillary

2021-06-11T17:55:58+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 11:Hillary. Hillary is a cancer survivor, having suffered with cancer as a [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 11: Hillary2021-06-11T17:55:58+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 14: Henry & Lisa

2021-06-11T17:55:58+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 14: Henry and Lisa Henry and Lisa suffered with infertility and turned [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 14: Henry & Lisa2021-06-11T17:55:58+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 16: Brett & Stuart

2021-06-11T17:58:04+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode16: Brett and Stuart Brett and Stuart pursued surrogacy in Canada and their [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 16: Brett & Stuart2021-06-11T17:58:04+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 17: Sara from Canada

2021-06-11T17:58:05+11:00

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 17: Sara. Sara is a surrogate in Canada, for Australian intended [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 17: Sara from Canada2021-06-11T17:58:05+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 44: Jessica

2021-06-11T17:43:41+11:00

Jessica gave birth as a surrogate for her friend Bec, who suffered with cystic fibrosis, and [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 44: Jessica2021-06-11T17:43:41+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 48: Managing Fears with Katrina Hale

2021-06-06T18:37:46+11:00

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 48: Katrina Hale and Managing our Fears in Surrogacy. This is [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 48: Managing Fears with Katrina Hale2021-06-06T18:37:46+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 50: Milestones & Rituals with Katrina Hale

2021-06-11T18:53:03+11:00

This is episode 50 of the Surrogacy Podcast, another Khale series episode with Katrina Hale, and [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 50: Milestones & Rituals with Katrina Hale2021-06-11T18:53:03+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 51: Michelle

2021-06-11T17:43:44+11:00

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 51 is with Michelle, doula, FIFO partner and mum from WA. [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 51: Michelle2021-06-11T17:43:44+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 56: Jeremy and Shaun

2021-06-11T18:00:00+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 56: Jeremy and Shaun. Jeremy and Shaun are gay dads in Victoria, [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 56: Jeremy and Shaun2021-06-11T18:00:00+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 59: Marian

2021-06-11T18:00:01+11:00

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 59: Marian is an intended parent and became a mum to [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 59: Marian2021-06-11T18:00:01+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 66: The Fourth Trimester with Katrina Hale

2021-06-06T19:01:59+11:00

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 66: The Fourth Trimester with Katrina Hale. You might like to [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 66: The Fourth Trimester with Katrina Hale2021-06-06T19:01:59+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 77: Madeline

2021-06-11T17:45:59+11:00

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 77: Madeline. Madeline was a gestational surrogate in NSW, for intended [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 77: Madeline2021-06-11T17:45:59+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 83: Sarah-Jayne

2021-06-06T19:16:41+11:00

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 83: Sarah-Jayne. Sarah-Jayne is a Perinatal and Family Psychologist, who provides [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 83: Sarah-Jayne2021-06-06T19:16:41+11:00

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 99: Sarah Jefford

2021-06-11T17:40:49+11:00

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 99: Reflections on surrogacy with Sarah Jefford. I was lucky enough [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 99: Sarah Jefford2021-06-11T17:40:49+11:00

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