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  • Oct
    02
    2014

    Conference Videos

    905 hits02 October 2014
    Purchase access to the 2014 Australian conference footage here for $40 Melbourne 2014 Purchase access to the 2014 Washington DC conference footage here for $40 Washington DC 2014 Marna Gatlin on Egg Donors (San Francisco 2014) Donor Eggs Panel (San Francisco 2014) Opening...
  • Sep
    28
    2014

    Referal Service

    1664 hits28 September 2014
    Customised Advice Why an Advice Service? Putting your trust in a surrogate and/or a surrogacy agency can lead to great anxiety for intended parents. Parents deserve to know the difference between greedy, careless middlemen agents and facilitators who are experienced, reli...
  • Aug
    03
    2014

    Best Practice in Surrogacy Principles

    1293 hits03 August 2014
    BEST PRACTICE PRINCIPLES Families Through Surrogacy in consultation with its members and other stakeholders has provided a set of minimum standards which all service providers should abide by. Intended Parents are encouraged to familiarise themselves with these standards and satisfy them...
  • Apr
    19
    2014

    Agency Ratings

    4597 hits19 April 2014
    RATE THE SERVICE PROVIDERS YOU USED Families Through Surrogacy is committed to providing transparent feedback to assist intended parents in selecting service providers. If you have concluded a surrogacy arrangement (successful or not) you can rate one or more service providers you used. Your feed...
  • Apr
    19
    2014

    Conference Highlights

    712 hits19 April 2014
  • Feb
    08
    2014

    Australian conference

    591 hits08 February 2014
    2014 Australian Surrogacy Conference Jointly presented by Surrogacy Australia and Families Through Surrogacy Conference Dates: 24 -25 May 2014 Location: Storey Hall, RMIT, 336 Swanston St, Melbourne One day and two day passes will be available Booking link available online from 14 February...
  • Dec
    07
    2013

    US Conference FAQ

    609 hits07 December 2013
    What is the conference cost? $55 per person, early bird rate (until 6 Jan 2014) $75 per person standard rate Inclusions: Morning and afternoon tea, lunch, evening drinks and delegate satchel Who will be attending? Singles and couple...
  • Dec
    05
    2013

    UK Conference Committee

    2370 hits05 December 2013
    Richard Westoby Richard Westoby is fathers to twins born in September 2012. Richard and his partner Steven undertook surrogacy in the US. Richard has becom...
  • Dec
    05
    2013

    US Conference Committee

    2255 hits05 December 2013
    Rhy Morrigan (Washington) Sam Everingham Kris Morley-Nikfar (DC) Jason Morley-Nikfar (DC) Michael Aki / Conference Committee North America ...
  • Dec
    05
    2013

    Staff

    2522 hits05 December 2013
  • Dec
    04
    2013

    UK Conference FAQ

    937 hits04 December 2013
    What is the conference cost? £60 per person, early bird rate (until 6 Jan 2014) 90 per person normal rate Who will be attending? UK & European singles and couples who want to explore surrogacy as a way to have ...
  • Dec
    04
    2013

    Conference FAQ

    615 hits04 December 2013
    View UK Conference FAQ View US Conference FAQ
  • Dec
    03
    2013

    Conference Schedule

    1254 hits03 December 2013
    View the conferences schedules. Our 2014 Australian Conference has just concluded  |  View Melbourne Conference Schedule
  • Jul
    25
    2013

    Sponsorship Information

    1491 hits25 July 2013
    As a not-for-profit organisation, Families Through Surrogacy would not be viable without the support of our website and conference partners, whose financial support ensures we are able to offer  conferences and information resources of the highest quality.  We only to partner ...
  • Jul
    08
    2013

    Terms and Conditions

    2394 hits08 July 2013
    Terms and Conditions By registering to use this website, you, the individual listed on the Registration Form, agree that you are bound as follows: 1. License Grant. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Families Through Surrogacy hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable licen...
  • Jul
    07
    2013

    Privacy Policy

    1851 hits07 July 2013
    Families Through Surrogacy is committed to providing you with the best user experience. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following: What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is...
  • Jul
    06
    2013

    General Info

    2964 hits06 July 2013
    The word surrogate just means appointed to act in the place of.  Surrogacy refers to an arrangement whereby a woman agrees to become pregnant for the purpose of gestating and giving birth to a child for a couple or single person with the intention of giving that child to that person/peop...
  • Jul
    02
    2013

    Organisation Aims

    485 hits02 July 2013
    To run annual best practice conferences bringing together parents, surrogates, children, service providers and other professionals To promote optimal outcomes for surrogates and families created through surrogacy To provide objective, unbiased information to prospective a...
  • Jun
    29
    2013

    Contact Us

    3698 hits29 June 2013
    Partnerships & Sponsorships Manager Ella McNamara \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +61 (0) 408 878 583   Admin & Conference Logistics  \n This email address is being protecte...
  • Jun
    29
    2013

    Who we are

    969 hits29 June 2013
    Families Through Surrogacy is a consumer-based non-profit organisation focused on bringing together surrogates, intended parents and families through surrogacy to network, share their stories and stay informed about best practice in surrogacy arrangements. It supports intended parents w...
  • Jun
    26
    2013

    About us

    5379 hits26 June 2013
    Families Through Surrogacy is a consumer-based non-profit organisation focused on bringing together surrogates, intended parents and families through surrogacy to network, share their stories and stay informed about best practice in surrogacy arrangements. It supports intended parents w...
  • Jun
    26
    2013

    Welcome

    1706 hits26 June 2013
    Families Through Surrogacy is a global consumer-based non-profit organisation. We run international best-practice conferences focused on bringing together intended parents, families through surrogacy and experts in the field. These are supported by North American, European & A...

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Who attends?

Intended parents, singles, couples, straight & gay.

Parents with children via surrogacy;

Parents who have commenced surrogacy journeys;

Surrogates; Researchers; Surrogacy agency staff; Egg & sperm donor agencies; IVF doctors

What is the format?

Each conference includes presentations, panel debates and workshops

Who are the speakers?
  • parents sharing their own journeys
  • surrogates
  • leading researchers
  • leading IVF physicians
  • endorsed surrogacy service providers
  •  infertility counsellors
  • specialist fertility lawyers
  • psychologists
 What you can expect:
  • To meet other intended parents on the same path
  • To hear from & engage with
    • leading experts in surrogacy practice
    • leading egg and sperm provider agencies
    • parents who have gone on your journey
  • To come away with objective up-to-date knowledge on
    • legal protections available
    • what issues are important to consider
    • egg and sperm sourcing options
    • compensated and non-compensated surrogacy options
    • overcoming logistical and legal issues
    • relative costs
    • the pitfalls and traps to beware of
    • psychological outcomes for children born through surrogacy
    • optimal surrogate screening practices
    • disclosure to your children & wider networks

 

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