On Monday 27th July, a mixture of the SurrogacyUK team, including trustees, the Events Team, volunteers, SUK staff and experienced members attended an online meeting with a view to answering any and all questions posed by members and non-members; It was a chance to openly discuss all things surrogacy in a safe, friendly forum. In case … Continue reading Ask the SUK Team Anything
On Monday 1st June, at 38 weeks, and the day the boys were moving up from Brighton to a nearby rental for a month, my midwife sent me for a presentation scan as ‘Pebble’ was still not head down. It is called an ‘unstable lie’, where basically the baby cannot decide which way up he … Continue reading The A-Team – Our Birth Story
On the 1st June 2020 at 14:14, Beatrix Lucy Gwynn entered the world and was delivered by her mummy, Jo. Jo and Paul arrived at their accommodation on Thursday 21st May in preparation for the arrival of their daughter. Even though she wasn’t due until the 27th May, we were hopeful she wouldn’t keep us waiting. On the … Continue reading Team Forking Bazinga – Our Birth Story
RAW is a multi-award-winning production company known globally for their sensitivity in documentary making. RAW’s recent work includes the Oscar shortlisted feature documentary, Three Identical Strangers and the recent critically acclaimed Netflix mini series, Don’t F**k With Cats. They also regularly partner with CNN, the BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic and others to make a … Continue reading Creating a Family in the Time of Coronavirus – A New Documentary from RAW
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?