Episode 34: Danny

Danny is one of those unsung heroes in surrogacy – the surrogate’s partner. I’ve interviewed his lovely wife Emmy and the intended parents Henry and Lisa. Danny is like many partners of surrogates, – quietly supporting their partner’s goals and not complaining too much when they have to participate in counselling and legal processes, even thought there’s not much reward in it for them.

So what is it like to support your partner through a surrogacy pregnancy? Is it possible to become as invested in the process as the surrogate? Do you experience the same sense of reward and satisfaction when the baby arrives?

Danny talks about supporting Emmy in her endeavour, and how he cared for her and their children through the challenges of pregnancy. His perspective is unique, and valuable for anyone considering surrogacy – particularly for surrogates and their partners.

Hi! I’m Sarah Jefford. I’m a surrogacy, fertility and family lawyer. I’m also an IVF Mum, an egg donor and a traditional surrogate, and I delivered a baby for her Dads in 2018.

I promote positive, empowered altruistic surrogacy arrangements within Australia, and provide support and education to help intended parents make informed decisions when pursuing overseas surrogacy.

You can get in touch with me through the options below.

Contact Me

PO Box 366, Batman VIC 3058

Phone: 0400481703

By |2019-02-24T03:50:52+00:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Australia, fatherhood, Surrogacy Podcast, surrogacy process, surrogate partner|0 Comments

About the Author:

Sarah is a family and surrogacy lawyer in Melbourne, who helps families across Australia. Sarah is an IVF mum, an egg donor and a surrogate. Sarah promotes positive, empowered altruistic surrogacy arrangements within Australia, and provides support and education to help intended parents make informed decisions when pursuing overseas surrogacy.

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