Commercial surrogacy is widely thought of as the preserve of the rich and famous. But what makes a surrogacy arrangement commercial rather than...
    When considering surrogacy, one of the first questions you may stumble on is where to pursue an arrangement. Online search engines provide a...
    There are now many options outside traditional family-building for those who need or wish to pursue another route.
    It is widely acknowledged that Wills are one of the most important documents to arrange during your lifetime. They formally record your post-death...
    This week marks annual fertility awareness week in the UK. It aims to change perceptions of fertility issues, raise funds to support the 1 in 6...
    When faced with the term ‘co-parenting’ many people, understandably, think of divorced or separated parents who are sharing the care of their...
    As surrogacy continues to grow into a mainstream pathway to parenthood, more intended parents are looking to family members or close friends to...
    One of the biggest surrogacy myths is that it is illegal in the UK to pay a surrogate mother. However, surrogacy has been a viable family-building...
    If you are hoping to enter into a donor arrangement, either with someone you know well or someone you have met solely to conceive a child,...
    Safe and tested surrogacy destinations are becoming fewer and the associated costs as diverse as their geographical proximity.
    If you are considering pursuing a surrogacy arrangement, either in the UK or overseas, one of your first concerns is likely to be what legal...
    As the festive season surrounds us, it is an opportune time to step back and reflect not only on the last year but also on our hopes for the...
    31 October – 6 November marks the UK’s annual fertility awareness week, which seeks to promote awareness of the 1 in 6 couples who struggle to...
    Thousands of children and young people in the UK are raised by an adult who is not their biological parent. In some circumstances, this may be the...
    If you pursue surrogacy, whether in the UK or abroad, it is vital that you obtain a parental order. This is the bespoke legal ‘solution’ for...
    If you are considering pursuing an international surrogacy arrangement, one of the first questions on your mind is likely to be how long it will...
    For many years there has been understandable confusion surrounding whether single prospective parents can pursue surrogacy in order to create...
    A parental order is the bespoke legal remedy for families who have pursued surrogacy in order to have a child. Due to our outdated laws in the UK,...
    If you’re expecting a baby with the help of a surrogate based abroad you may be wondering what impact English law has on your arrangement and if...
    This week marks the national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Adoption and Fostering Week, raising awareness in the LGBT community that...
    For many years, those who had a child through surrogacy were not afforded the same entitlement to paid time off work as those who had children...
    For thousands of prospective parents every year, conceiving with donor sperm is a very real prospect. As one of the oldest alternative family...
    This week marks National fertility awareness week, highlighting the one in six couples who suffer with infertility in their quest to have a family.
    Due to the lack of global surrogacy regulation, destinations offering surrogacy services come and go. Thailand, for example, was a popular...
    If you are expecting a child with the help of a surrogate overseas, your first concern, once your baby has been discharged from hospital, will be...
    There are now many options for starting a family within a same sex relationship. A popular choice for many lesbian couples is to conceive with a...
    News hit the press last week of the national sperm bank’s first birthday. Amongst reports was the revelation that the bank had only recruited nine...
    The NHS has widely publicised statistics that show 1 in 7 couples suffer from some degree of infertility in their lives. As such a widespread...