Category Archives: Pregnancy

2 Week Wait is on!

This is our gorgeous little 5 day blasty! Apparently its perfect! And he/she (ok I’ll just go with he, given Michael’s hoping for a boy but I think its another girl) is now snuggly tucked into Chloe’s uterus. We are … Continue reading

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We started IVF!!

OMG just gave myself my first injection!!! Woo hoo that’s right I have now officially started IVF. What a week hey – things have really got moving this week. So on Saturday night Chloe, Matt, Michael and I all went … Continue reading

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Surrogacy Agreement Signed – Yipee!!!!

Just a quick one from me – very exciting news today – Chloe and Matt signed the surrogacy agreement. This means we have now completed all the requirements to start making our little baby!!! Chloe and Matts appointment was at … Continue reading

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Legal Advice Done / Hospitals

Things are starting to feel a little real for us now. Less than a week till our IVF appointment and hopefully start getting ready for egg stimulation. Yesterday Michael and I had our appointment with our lawyer – Kate Cherry … Continue reading

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Bring on 2013

Well one last post from me for 2012. Its weird what a year can bring isn’t it? This time last year Michael and I had the smallest inkling that we were expecting our second child. This was soon confirmed in … Continue reading

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Pre Surrogacy Counselling – TICK

So we have officially completed our pre surrogacy counselling – yah!!! Yesterday Chloe, Matt, Michael and I had our final session with our counsellor Narelle. I was really nervous, wondering what issues she would bring up were we might disagree. … Continue reading

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The Truth about Surrogacy

I get asked so many questions, and hear so many inaccurate statements about surrogacy, I thought a post explaining surrogacy in Qld might be helpful. I probably should say up front that I am no expert in the process, but … Continue reading

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The Highs and Lows of Surrogacy

Well I must say, I am overwhelmed by the level of interest and support in our surrogacy story.  Thank you to everyone who has supported us. As you can imagine this is a rather stressful and nerve racking process.  I … Continue reading

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Our surrogacy journey begins

Well after several people suggesting I start a blog about my surrogacy journey, I have finally done one. So perhaps I should start by telling you how we got to this point.  So following is a bit of a summary … Continue reading

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