Surrogacy Survey 2018 Results


Surrogates do not support calls for commercial surrogacy in the UK  Over 70 per cent of surrogates in the UK believe they should only be allowed to claim expenses when they carry a child for another couple, the UK’s largest ever survey into surrogacy has found. The findings come as the Law Commission reviews the … Continue reading Surrogacy Survey 2018 Results

Surrogacy UK welcomes individuals who want to start families


Surrogacy UK welcomes individuals who want to start families as UK Parliament votes to end three decades of discrimination.  Parliament voted last night to allow individuals to become the legal parents of children born through surrogacy in the UK. This ends discrimination against single parents that has existed since laws enabling surrogacy were introduced in 1985. Surrogacy UK … Continue reading Surrogacy UK welcomes individuals who want to start families

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