Fertility, Surrogacy and Family Lawyer

Sarah Jefford is a fertility, surrogacy and family lawyer assisting people across Australia. Sarah was an IVF mum, an egg donor and a surrogate, delivering a baby for two dads in in 2018. Sarah advocates for best practice surrogacy arrangements that promote the best interests of the child and supports intended parents and surrogate teams to form long-lasting relationships.

Sarah produces the Australian Surrogacy Podcast and publishes the  free Surrogacy Handbook, and blogs about all things surrogacy and donor conception. In 2020, she published More Than Just a Baby: A Guide to Surrogacy for Intended Parents and Surrogates.

If you are entering into a surrogacy arrangement within Australia or overseas, Sarah can provide assistance to the intended parents or the surrogate and their partner including all advice, drafting the agreement and parentage orders.

Find out more about surrogacy overseas and surrogacy in Australia.

Sarah can assist intended parents who pursuing surrogacy overseas and want to know the options and processes for returning to Australia. You can book a consult with Sarah below.

If you are entering into a donor arrangement, be sure to get legal advice about the options and processes before conception. Sarah can provide advice about all the options, your rights and responsibilities and the best way forward.

Are you considering becoming a surrogate within Australia? Sarah provides free initial advice for surrogates.

Looking for more information? Be sure to check out The Blog, and listen to the Surrogacy Podcast. And don’t forget to download your free Surrogacy Handbook.

You can also book in for a consult with me below, and check out the legal services I provide. Sarah practices across Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania, New South Wales, South Australia, ACT and the Northern Territory.

Hi! I’m Sarah Jefford (she/her). I’m a family creation lawyer, practising in surrogacy and donor conception arrangements. I’m an IVF mum, an egg donor and a traditional surrogate, and I delivered a baby for two 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.

more than just a baby

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