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    Red face Wanting to become a surrogate, but what to do?

    I know that we are not supposed to advertise becoming a surrogate, but I was just wondering where do you find couples who are needing a surrogate in Victoria?

    Thankyou

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    My understanding is that surrogacy is not legal in Victoria. I believe that when done in Vic you (the surrogate) would be considered the birth mother even if it wasn't your egg used.
    I may be wrong though.

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    Hi Ophelia, try surrogacy sisters australia, egg donations australia, australian egg donors and a brand new website that links intended parents with surrogates and donors called fertility connections. Good luck!

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    Thanks guys! I have been advised that I am not allowed to "advertise", and that traditional surrogacy is illegal in Victoria. So I shall be finding little discreet ways of finding people.

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    Each state have quite different laws regarding Surrogacy - just depends on where you and the intended parents live.
    Get in touch with Surrogacy Australia - www.surrogacyaustralia.org they may be able to assist you in some way.
    But from my understanding, there's loads of red tape and it's preferable that you've know the Intended Parents for at least 10years, there's also lots of counselling involved, then a parentage order as you will be recognised as the mother - rather than the intended mother.
    good luck!

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    Hi Ophelia,
    my husband and I are looking for a surrogate. We live in vic, altruistic surrogacy is legal here. Please contact me by pm if you think you could help us. Xx

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    Hi Ophelia

    First of all thank you for being so generous and offering such a precious gift to a loving family.

    You may have already found some very deserving parents by now, but if you haven't perhaps you might like to chat with us.

    We are in Brisbane but considering surrogates anywhere within Australia.

    Be great to chat.

    Melissa

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    Hi Ophelia

    We too know that we are not supposed to advertise in seeking a surrogate, but are also wondering where you find a person who very much enjoys being pregnant and yet wants no further children her own. As in Victoria, commercial surrogacy is illegal in New Zealand where we reside. Having had no luck in finding a gestational surrogate within NZ to date, we have started to look farther afield. We are a very small family group and would welcome any chance to add to our extended family, so to speak. Plus I am an Australian citizen myself and am thus drawn to look there, although I understand the red tape to be formidable! It would be more than worth it for my husband and I, however, to give our last remaining embryo its chance at life...

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    Hi there!

    Try Fertility Connections Its an Aussie based meet up hub for all things fertility!

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    Hi there, Altruistic surrogacy is legal in Victoria. I am looking for a surrogate. Happy for you to message me.
    Cheers


 

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