Over and over again we are asked, “Why shouldn’t surrogacy be commercialised? Why shouldn’t surrogates be paid for what they do?” Firstly, we asked our surrogates… and they do not want to be paid! In fact, the overwhelming majority said they wouldn’t do it if they were paid. It undermines all the reasons they chose … Continue reading Why shouldn’t we pay UK surrogates?
SURROGACY NEEDS YOU! GOVERNMENT DEBATE ON SURROGACY: TUESDAY 21st JANUARY PLEASE WRITE TO YOUR MP TO ASK THEM TO ATTEND There will be a Government debate on Government policy on surrogacy on Tuesday 21st January at 4.30pm. Many of you are aware of the campaigning that SurrogacyUK and many others have been doing to try … Continue reading Goverment Debate on Surrogacy – 21st January 2020
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
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
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
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