Sarah Jefford has appeared in various media and at conferences, speaking on the issues of surrogacy law, donor conception and her life as a lawyer and being a a mother, donor and a surrogate.
Downloadable Press Materials:
Details about Sarah’s book, More Than Just A Baby can be found here.
ABC in the Northern Territory ran a story about promised new surrogacy legislation, January 2021
Sarah appeared on the Doing Law Differently Podcast with Lucy Dickens, September 2020
‘Surrogacy is about so much more than just a baby’ – Lawyer’s Weekly, August 2020
Sarah presented to the Australian College of Midwives on surrogacy arrangements and care during surrogacy pregnancy and birth. You can watch the webinar recording here.
Sarah was shortlisted for the Lawyer’s Weekly Women in Law Awards for both Thought Leader and Sole Practitioner of the Year, 2019, and for the Australian Law Awards 2020 Innovator of the Year Award.
The Australian Women’s Weekly The shocking US IVF embryo mix-up cases that have mothers giving birth to other parents’ children, February 2020
The Age: Surrogate Mothers to Claim Loss of Income Under New Laws, December 2019
The Juggle Podcast: IVF, Surrogacy and The Juggle with Sarah Jefford, December 2019
SBS Insight: Inconceivable, October 2019
Victorian Surrogacy Law Reform Update – Law Institute of Victoria, 2019
Ethical duties and dilemmas faced by practitioners working with surrogacy teams – Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Conference, 2019
Human Genetic Technology: Opportunities, anxieties and the future (event video recording)- La Trobe University, 2019
Surrogacy in Australia – Webinar with Queer Doula Sheridon Byrne
Mamas on a Mission Podcast – Motherhood Melbourne, 2018
Creating Happiness in the Law – Happy Lawyer Happy Life Podcast episode 63
Stepping off the Linear Path – Women at Work Podcast with Samantha Sutherland
Expert Advisor – Intended Parents Advisors Network
Surrogacy Australia Conferences 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
Surrogates out of pocket due to restrictive laws – ABC News 24
Family lawyers critical of sperm harvesting decision – Lawyer’s Weekly, 2018
Can you own an embryo that doesn’t contain your genetics? – The Goat, 2019
For enquiries, you can contact Sarah here.