A very special Christmas card…


This weekend we received our first Christmas card…nothing unusual about that at this time of year right? Except this is a Christmas card that, a few years ago, it didn’t occur to me I would receive! Let me explain… It was this time 2 years ago that I ‘dropped the bombshell’ to my husband that … Continue reading A very special Christmas card…

A day in the life of Surrogacy UK’s Admin Manager


Someone once commented to me that my role was ‘just answering a few emails and making ‘The Call’ every once in a while, wasn’t it?’ so I thought I’d share what it is I do on a typical day for Surrogacy UK.  8.30am – Monday morning and an early start today straight after the school … Continue reading A day in the life of Surrogacy UK’s Admin Manager

Vacancy Surrogacy UK Trustee


Surrogacy UK is now recruiting for its Board of Trustees. We would welcome applications from interested SUK members and external candidates who feel they could make a positive contribution to our organisation in this important and rewarding role. The job description is set out below. Applicants should submit their CV and a brief covering letter … Continue reading Vacancy Surrogacy UK Trustee

Research findings from a longitudinal study of surrogacy families in the UK


Around the year 2000, a group of researchers, headed by Professor Susan Golombok, began a study of families created using surrogacy. I have worked on the project from its beginnings, when children in the study were one year old infants. Since then, our team has revisited the families five times and last saw them when … Continue reading Research findings from a longitudinal study of surrogacy families in the UK

Surrogacy options through a fertility clinic


In the UK through an HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority) licensed fertility clinic, we offer two main surrogacy journeys. Straight (sometimes referred to as traditional) surrogacy and host/gestational surrogacy. The terms that healthcare professionals tend to use when explaining both pathways are Straight surrogacy or host surrogacy. The couple wishing to create their families … Continue reading Surrogacy options through a fertility clinic

Ethics Committee Membership Recruitment


Surrogacy UK is the leading not-for-profit organisation that supports the creation of families and promotes altruistic surrogacy in the UK. It helps surrogates to meet intended parents; educates and advises people at all stages of their surrogacy journey; and, works with external stakeholders to improve the experiences and outcomes for surrogates, intended parents and their … Continue reading Ethics Committee Membership Recruitment