Donor Conception Network: Telling And Talking Workshop at Surrogacy UK Conference 2019


  This year DCN is presenting a day-long Telling and Talking Workshop alongside Surrogacy UK’s Conference. DC Network has been running workshops both for those who are thinking about creating their family using donor gametes and for those who already have young children, for over 10 years. If you are a family through surrogacy and … Continue reading Donor Conception Network: Telling And Talking Workshop at Surrogacy UK Conference 2019

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…

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