Episode 39: Cara

This past weekend we celebrated Trans Day of Visibility, and even though this wasn’t intentional, it makes sense that we’re celebrating a trans journey to parenthood.

Cara is a trans woman, and together with her partner is pursuing surrogacy to have a child. They’ve been on this journey for more than two years – their first surrogate was Cara’s sister who was offering both eggs and uterus, but unfortunately they didn’t achieve a pregnancy. Now, they’re pursuing surrogacy with two friends as their egg donor and gestational surrogate. It’s been a long road, but all hope is now on them having a baby with the help of their friends and a Clinic.

If you are looking for information about transgender and gender diverse people and fertility and family creation, VARTA has some resources for you.

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 advocate for positive, best practice 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

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 advocates for 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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