I first spoke to this intended mother, an American, two days after the war began. (You can read that interview here.) Her child had been conceived just…
This is the third part in a three-part post about surrogacy and being a refugee. Part one summarizes stories about families rescuing their former…
This is part two in a three-part post about surrogacy and refugees. Part one summarizes stories about families rescuing their former surrogates from the…
This is part one in a three-part post about surrogacy and refugees. In the item below, I summarize some recent stories about families rescuing their…
For weeks now, I've been thinking about how being a refugee intersects with surrogacy. It's been a struggle to put my thoughts into words. There are…
When war came to Ukraine, hundreds of international families were already pinning their hopes on surrogacy there. Some had shipped their embryos to the…
In the opening days of the war, many surrogates were moved west to safer cities and villages, or out of the country altogether. But a big question…
This is just a short item, but I feel it needs to be written. There have been many accounts of surrogates being ghosted by their agencies or clinics…
This is the second part of a two-part post and summarizes advice parents are hearing about how to get their surrogate babies out of Ukraine. You should…
Twelve weeks ago, many families using surrogacy in Ukraine were breathing a sigh of relief. They'd turned the corner into the third trimester, and the…
Here are two videos about babies being cared for in Kyiv while their parents are unable to get to them. The first is from BioTexCom: "Work of BioTexCom…
Ukraine’s embryologists are asking the producers of culture media and consumables used in assisted reproduction to “postpone the supply of your products…