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 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

New Trustee Appointment: Audrey Ward


We are delighted to announce the appointment of AUDREY WARD as our first external Trustee. Audrey came into contact with us whilst writing a feature on surrogacy for The Sunday Times Magazine and was impressed by the stories of the families and surrogates she interviewed as well as our friendship first ethos. This in turn … Continue reading New Trustee Appointment: Audrey Ward

Surrogacy UK Code of Practice update


The HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority) govern and regulate all fertility treatments that take place in licensed fertility centres throughout the UK. The code of practice has recently been updated and we are awaiting the official issue of the 9th edition so that we can implement this into our clinical practice. There are a … Continue reading Surrogacy UK Code of Practice update

NHS Funding and Surrogacy


There’s been much discussion in recent days about the story in the Daily Mail about a same sex male couple in the UK who have received public funding for IVF treatment to try to create embryos using their own gametes and donor eggs.  The couple intends to use any embryos they have created with public funding to … Continue reading NHS Funding and Surrogacy

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