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The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 84: Crystal

By |2020-06-27T16:41:45+11:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, gay dads, lgbtiq+, motherhood, relationships, single parent, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogate|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 84: Crystal. Crystal was a surrogate for friends Martin and Paul, whom she met through the online surrogacy community. You might like to listen to Martin and Paul's episode 73 as well, as this team [...]

Surrogacy as a Gay Dad

By |2020-05-20T11:53:21+11:00July 28th, 2018|Categories: blog, find a surrogate, gay dads, qualifying for surrogacy, surrogacy|

Pursuing surrogacy as a gay dad. Are you considering surrogacy as a single or partnered gay dad? Gay dads are growing in numbers around Australia as they pursue surrogacy to grow their families. Last year, the media was buzzing with [...]

One Year On

By |2020-01-01T08:39:55+11:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, blog, counselling, gay dads, motherhood, sisterhood, surrogacy, surrogate, traditional surrogacy|

One Year On - January 2019 Surro-baby, Darcey, turned one last weekend. Her dads threw her a party, of course, and like all first birthdays, it was more of an anniversary for the parents than it was a party for [...]

Episode 1: Introducing Sarah

By |2020-06-27T21:46:47+11:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, find a surrogate, gay dads, infertility, ivf, motherhood, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogacy process, traditional surrogacy, Victoria|

In this first episode of The Australian Surrogacy Podcast, you'll hear from me, Sarah Jefford, and about why I decided to make a surrogacy podcast. I am a surrogate and a surrogacy lawyer living in Melbourne with my family. I've [...]

Episode 2: Mike & Nate

By |2019-10-17T10:01:49+11:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Australia, gay dads, infertility, ivf, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast, traditional surrogacy|

In this episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing my intended parents, Mike and Nate, about their surrogacy journey and becoming gay dads to baby Darcey. Mike and Nate started talking about having children on their second date, and they [...]

Episode 3: Troy

By |2019-04-25T06:52:30+11:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, fatherhood, gay dads, infertility, ivf, parenthood, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogate, surrogate partner|

In this episode of The Australian Surrogacy Podcast, I interviewed my husband, Troy, about his experience as a surrogate's partner. I was often asked what Troy thought of me being a surrogate, so this week I thought it would be [...]

Episode 5: Rhiannon

By |2019-04-23T01:41:47+11:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, gay dads, sister, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogate|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Epsiode 5: Rhiannon In this episode you'll hear from the sensational Rhiannon, who was a gestational surrogate for her brother and his partner not once, but twice - and is planning on doing it again! Listen [...]

Episode 7: Carla (Part 1)

By |2019-08-10T05:00:08+11:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, donor conception, egg donation, gay dads, lgbtiq+, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogate, traditional surrogacy|

This is a 2-part episode with Carla, an egg donor and a traditional surrogate. Carla has donated her eggs to 8 couples! In this episode we explore her egg donations and her reasons for donating, and hear all about her [...]

Episode 7: Carla (Part 2)

By |2019-08-10T05:00:07+11:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Australia, donor conception, gay dads, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast, traditional surrogacy|

Traditional surrogacy is not as common as gestational surrogacy. This is Part 2 of my interview with Carla. Carla talked about her journey as an egg donor in Part 1; in Part 2 she tells us how she leaped from [...]

Episode 10: Mike & Glenn

By |2019-04-21T06:22:32+11:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Australia, gay dads, lgbtiq+, parenthood, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast|

Mike and Glenn are gay dads that pursued surrogacy overseas, but after hitting roadblocks and ultimately not having any success, they turned to Australian surrogacy - and are now eagerly awaiting the birth of their daughter, with the help of [...]

Episode 12: Kate

By |2019-05-27T02:19:37+11:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, birth and beyond, find a surrogate, gay dads, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogate|

Kate is a gestational surrogate for a gay couple, Mike & Glenn (listen to their story at Episode 10). Kate is due to give birth any day now, and in this episode you'll hear all about her plans for a [...]

Episode 15: Sarah and Sheridon

By |2019-11-13T05:25:48+11:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Australia, gay dads, lgbtiq+, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast, traditional surrogacy|

Sarah Jefford sat down and chatted with Sheridon Byrne, a Melbourne-based Doula, to talk about Sarah's surrogacy journey. Sheridon provides Doula services to the queer community, and we talked about how surrogacy can be an option to grow a family. [...]

Episode 16: Brett & Stuart

By |2019-09-05T22:30:53+11:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Canada, fatherhood, gay dads, lgbtiq+, overseas, premature birth, Surrogacy Podcast|

Brett and Stuart pursued surrogacy in Canada and their son Findlay was born with the help of a lovely Canadian surrogate. But things did not go to plan, and Findlay had to arrive at 25 weeks, with his surrogate suffering [...]

Episode 18: Amanda

By |2019-05-13T03:02:43+11:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Australia, birth and beyond, gay dads, Surrogacy Podcast, traditional surrogacy|

Amanda was a traditional surrogate for her friends Dhusk and Tim, and gave birth to Sailor earlier this year. Traditional surrogacy, where a surrogate uses her own egg, is less common than gestational surrogacy, and can be a different dynamic [...]

Episode 23: Rachel (Part 1)

By |2019-09-05T07:24:15+11:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Australia, egg donation, gay dads, infertility, interstate surrogacy, ivf, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogate, traditional surrogacy|

This is Part 1 in a 3-part episode with Rachel, a surrogate who has delivered 5 babies for their intended parents. In this episode, Rachel tells her story of starting as an egg donor, and then as a traditional surrogate. [...]

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 35: Paul & Jaryd

By |2019-05-16T05:50:34+11:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: gay dads, Surrogacy Podcast, traditional surrogacy|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 35: Paul and Jaryd, future gay dads. Paul and Jaryd are a gay couple living in Brisbane, and are part-way through their surrogacy with a traditional surrogate, Charli. They share their story wisdom for finding [...]

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 43: Shannon

By |2019-04-29T11:05:43+11:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, find a surrogate, gay dads, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogate|

Episode  43 of the Australian Surrogacy Podcast: Shannon. Shannon Garner has been a surrogate, not once but twice for a lovely gay couple in NSW. Shannon went on to write about her first surrogacy experience and is now a published [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 56: Jeremy and Shaun

By |2020-01-10T05:35:55+11:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, find a surrogate, gay dads, Surrogacy Podcast, Victoria|

Jeremy and Shaun are gay dads in Melbourne, and recently welcomed the birth of their son Elio, via surrogacy. They had a surrogate in Queensland, and together with her wife, the four of them made a great team despite crossing [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 58: Costa

By |2020-05-15T18:36:38+11:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Canada, gay dads, lgbtiq+, overseas, Surrogacy Podcast|

Costa and his partner Ghaith pursued surrogacy in Canada, and recently welcomed their daughter Panayiota into the world. Their story is not unique, but Costa's views on a surrogacy are particularly lovely and heart-warming. He and Ghaith are strong in [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 72: Amber, Jake and Aaron

By |2020-04-11T11:11:50+11:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: gay dads, South Australia, surrogacy, surrogacy laws, Surrogacy Podcast, traditional surrogacy|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 72: Amber, Jake and Aaron. This team broke new ground, becoming the first team to proceed with a surrogacy arrangement for gay intended dads in South Australia. You might be surprised that this was a [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 73: Martin and Paul

By |2020-04-10T20:04:52+11:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, gay dads, Surrogacy Podcast, Victoria|

Martin and Paul are gay dads in Australia and recently welcomed their son Zac through a surrogacy arrangement with a surrogate, Crystal, in Queensland. They found their egg donor and surrogate via online forums, notwithstanding the daunting prospect of pursuing [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 74: Tim

By |2020-04-22T10:37:22+11:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, gay dads, intended parent, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 74: Tim. Tim is an intended parent, and with his husband Jason is pursuing surrogacy in Melbourne. In this episode, we talked about the challenges and pitfalls of looking for a surrogate or intended parents [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 81: Helder & Mark

By |2020-06-05T14:11:52+11:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Australia, fatherhood, gay dads, intended parent, lgbtiq+, NSW, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 81: Helder and Mark. Helder and Mark live in NSW and love travelling and experiencing other cultures.They're now settled in Sydney, NSW and hoping to grow their family through surrogacy. Helder is an agriculturalist, originally [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 82: Ben and Matt

By |2020-05-24T11:47:19+11:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: fatherhood, gay dads, intended parent, lgbtiq+, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast, Victoria|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 82: Ben and Matt are intended parents and are sharing their story as part of the Stories Series of the Podcast.  What we know about Ben is that he's a magician and entertainer! And Matt [...]

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