Below are a collection of podcasts, both created by SurrogacyUK and where we have appeared in the media. These podcasts will give you an insight into the many different aspects of surrogacy.
In this podcast, Alex Pye speaks with Charlotte, Kat and Hazel, three ladies who have become parents through surrogacy and how they have found their journeys, how their children have come to understand their births via a surrogate and any issues they’ve experienced along the way.
To kickstart this year’s Surrogacy Week, Alex Pye speaks with Natalie Gamble,
Michael Johnson-Ellis and Sarah Jones about how surrogacy impacts the children born through this method, the ongoing criticism surrogacy receives from certain groups and the upcoming law changes for Intended Parents.
Continuing with our coverage on BBC Radio, Lorna Bailey also shares Kreena’s story and catches up with our own SUK trustee, Rena, on her experience and journey as an egg donor and surrogate.
Changing Hearts and Minds: Kofi Smiles presents three conversations between strangers.
In this clip: Kreena, a mother of four children born with the help of a surrogate, talks to Katie who has twice been a surrogate herself.
The number of parents having a baby using a surrogate in England and Wales has almost quadrupled in the past 10 years. In this podcast, Wyre Davies speaks to Katie Bezant about why she became a surrogate and what advice she would offer anyone else considering surrogacy.
Unfortunately, it seems true surrogacy just isn’t dramatic enough for your average TV plot line! But when friends, family and colleagues start believing what they’ve seen on the screen, that’s when the concerned questions start arising. In this podcast, SUK trustee and 5 time surrogate, Sarah Jones, addresses the all-too-common questions our members are posed.
Starting a family can be an expensive business. Kim & Eileen meet Linder, a surrogate who has helped three couples to have children. We hear about the hurdles you might face and how much it can cost to cross them.
In this episode, Gloria discusses all things surrogacy with Jemma and Kitty from Team Magic 8 and SUK’s first single father through IP, David Watkins.
Sarah starts the day with trusted local news, sport, information and topical chat. In this episode, she interviews Jemma and Kitty from Team Magic 8 about the birth of Jasper.
Having successfully been a surrogate once, Linder wants to do it again – this time to help a gay couple have a baby. But the path ahead is fraught with difficulties.
The SurrogacyUK podcast series below aims to give you an insight into a surrogacy journey from the perspective of both an intended parent and a surrogate, as well as helping you understand how surrogacy works in practice and how the current surrogacy laws pose additional challenges for those creating families through surrogacy. You will also learn about Surrogacy UK and their “friendship first” ethos.
Nick Scott shares his story about becoming a parent with his partner Michael, with Sarah Jones his surrogate. The couple worked with Sarah on a sibling project.
Kat Mallery and Janine Gregory are a prime example of the wonderful ‘Friendship First’ ethos that is a fundamental part of SurrogacyUK. The pair developed a strong bond ahead of working together and so once they decided to go on a journey together, their friendship went from strength to strength.
Understand what’s involved on your fertility journey as a surrogate, as explained by Dr. Anna Carby, Consultant Gynaecologist at CARE Fertility London and former Medical Director of Boston Place Clinic. Anna gives advice on how to ensure you communicate clearly every step of the way with your intended parents to make the journey as seamless as possible.
If you have any concerns about your partner becoming a surrogate this episode gives you a great insight about what it is like. For more information, browse this website and follow us on social media via the links below.