Press Release: SurrogacyUK’s Response to the Law Commissions Consultation


ALMOST 95% OF SURROGATES WOULD SUPPORT A CHANGE IN THE LAW SO THAT THEY ARE NO LONGER RECOGNISED AS THE MOTHER OF THE CHILD AT BIRTH, ACCORDING TO A SURVEY CARRIED OUT BY SURROGACYUK. THE SURVEY RESULTS ARE PUBLISHED AS THE ORGANISATION CALLS ON THE LAW COMMISSION TO GO FURTHER WITH THEIR PROPOSED REFORMS TO … Continue reading Press Release: SurrogacyUK’s Response to the Law Commissions Consultation

Surrogacy and Feminism: Can the two go hand in hand?


In light of the recent proposed changes to the UK law regarding surrogacy by the Law Commission, there have been some fairly scathing attacks on surrogacy, in its entirety, by many women’s rights groups. As someone who has always strongly identified as a feminist, and champions equal rights for women in my life and in … Continue reading Surrogacy and Feminism: Can the two go hand in hand?

Surrogacy and how it works – our journey


So…Neil and I decided we wanted to have children several years ago. In 2015, we looked into adoption but wanted to have the genetic link so discovered surrogacy. After much research we discovered SurrogacyUK, the country’s leading organisation who provides support for IPs (intended parents) and surrogates through a friendship first approach. You meet people … Continue reading Surrogacy and how it works – our journey

I’ve been a surrogate…. twice


Anyone who knows me knows that I carried two babies for 2 other families because I wanted to, I chose to do this not for money but simply because I wanted to and was able to. I was not coerced or extorted, it wasn’t my low socio-economic status, poor education or the colour of my … Continue reading I’ve been a surrogate…. twice

Appointment of Surrogacy UK’s first Diversity and Inclusion Officer


We are pleased to announce that one of our members, Ferrari Hernandez, has been appointed as Surrogacy UK’s first Diversity and Inclusion Officer. In this role he is helping us, in a structured way, to do our best to meet the needs of everyone wanting to create a family through surrogacy in the UK. Trustees … Continue reading Appointment of Surrogacy UK’s first Diversity and Inclusion Officer

A Surrogate Partner’s View


Janine and I had the tiniest glimpse through the window of infertility early in our married lives and that has perhaps affected my perspective on surrogacy and the brilliance of it.  I have spoken to a few worried partners as part of Janine’s support of potential surros over the years, which I am not entirely … Continue reading A Surrogate Partner’s View