The Surrogacy Podcast Episode 7 Part1: Carla. 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 relationships with her donor babies and their parents. Carla has three children of her own, and they have lovely close relationships with the babies she helped create through her egg donations.
You can listen to Part 2 of this Episode with Carla, where we talked more about her journey as a traditional surrogate.
Some things we talked about during this episode:
- Finding and connecting with an egg donor, and discussing expectations with your donor.
- If you are interested in egg donation, join the Egg Donation Australia group on Facebook.
- Traditional surrogacy is where the surrogate carries a baby conceived with her own egg.
- Carla has donated eggs and been a surrogate for gay couples. You can read more about gay dads and surrogacy.
If you are new to surrogacy, you can read about how to find a surrogate, or how to become a surrogate yourself. You can also download the free Surrogacy Handbook which explains the processes and options.
Sarah has published a book, More Than Just a Baby: A Guide to Surrogacy for Intended Parents and Surrogates, the only guide to surrogacy in Australia.