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The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 83: Sarah-Jayne

By |2020-06-16T23:12:48+11:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, counselling, intended parent, parenthood, relationships, Surrogacy Podcast|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 83: Sarah-Jayne. Sarah-Jayne is a Perinatal and Family Psychologist, who provides counselling for surrogacy and fertility and parenting. We talked about the importance of managing our mental health and accessing support on the way to [...]

When Surrogacy Goes Wrong

By |2020-06-22T11:08:27+11:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Australia, blog, counselling, relationships, surrogacy|

Surrogacy isn't always sunshine and roses. Sometimes, it can go wrong. Even when it is good, the relationships are complex and challenging and sometimes really hard. I am often asked for examples of surrogacy-gone-wrong. Intended parents and surrogates want to [...]

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 Lawyers! What are they good for?

By |2020-06-22T17:44:01+11:00June 13th, 2020|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, blog, relationships, surrogacy laws, surrogate, written agreements|

Surrogacy Lawyers - huh, what are they good for? If you answered 'absolutely nothing!' well... fair enough. But bear with me! Read on and hopefully you'll learn more about what surrogacy lawyers are good for, and how you can have [...]

Coping with COVID-19 in a Surrogacy Arrangement

By |2020-06-28T09:13:07+11:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, birth and beyond, blog, coronavirus, relationships|

Coping with the coronavirus pandemic and restrictions make a surrogacy arrangement all the more complex. 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 Information Sharing and Privacy

By |2020-01-03T00:38:36+11:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: birth and beyond, blog, counselling, healthcare provider, pregnancy, relationships, surrogacy, surrogacy process, surrogate|

A surrogacy arrangement necessarily involves people sharing experiences with each other that would otherwise be reserved for the most intimate of relationships. Besides discussion about your views on pregnancy termination and whether the surrogate will drink alcohol during pregnancy, there’s [...]

Surrogacy and Social Media

By |2019-11-18T23:27:38+11:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Australia, birth and beyond, blog, relationships, surrogacy|

Surrogacy and Social Media You might be surprised to discover that something as simple as social media can cause a rift in surrogacy teams, particularly if the expectations and rules are not established early on. Many intended parents want to [...]

The Fourth Trimester

By |2020-05-25T22:46:22+11:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, birth and beyond, blog, pregnancy, relationships, surrogate|

Many people haven’t heard of the ‘fourth trimester,’ let alone when it applies in a surrogacy arrangement. The fourth trimester refers to the first three months after a baby is born when baby is going through a period of massive [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 62: The Third Trimester with Katrina Hale

By |2020-02-18T07:38:03+11:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: birth and beyond, counselling, pregnancy, relationships, surrogacy, Surrogacy Podcast|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 62: The Third Trimester with Katrina Hale. The third trimester, or 'the pointy end' of pregnancy, is hormone-fuelled and can be raw, emotional, challenging and overwhelming. When you throw in surrogacy, the third trimester becomes [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 63: Raya

By |2020-02-13T14:48:25+11:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: infertility, intended parent, motherhood, pregnancy, pregnancy loss, relationships, sister, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogacy process, surrogate partner|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 63: Raya Raya is an intended mother in Melbourne and is due to meet her new baby in the next week! Her lovely sister-in-law, her husband's sister, Lara, is due to give birth any day [...]

The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 77: Madeline

By |2020-05-04T21:24:19+11:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: altruistic surrogacy, Australia, birth and beyond, pregnancy loss, relationships, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogate partner|

The Australian Surrogacy Podcast Episode 77: Madeline. Madeline was a gestational surrogate in NSW, for intended parents who lived a few hours away. Madeline had a rollercoaster journey - including a false start with different intended parents, new intended parents, [...]

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