Until now, I have only interviewed people who signed up for surrogacy in Ukraine before the war started. Last week, I spoke to someone who has chosen to…
I have been following the story of this American intended mother since two days after the war began. Her child was conceived just before the war, with…
The war notwithstanding, surrogacy continues in Ukraine. This week Ukraine marked 31 years of independence, but it was too dangerous to formally…
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…