Comment and reflection

Sep 30 2014

How much can UK surrogates get paid?

How much can UK surrogates get paid?

Let's be straight: UK surrogates do get paid.  Some surrogates have their actual out of pocket expenses covered, which can be no small amount once you add up travel costs, loss of earnings, extra childcare, medications, support with housekeep...

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Jun 17 2014

Maternity leave will fail parents through international surrogacy unless we act now

Natalie has written a comment piece for this week's Bionews urging the government to ensure that the new maternity leave rules will benefit parents through international as well as UK surrogacy. We are concerned that the current proposal (that lea...

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Jun 13 2014

Could you be a Diversity Role Model?

Could you be a Diversity Role Model?

Helen and Natalie met with Suran Dickson from the fantastic charity Diversity Role Models which is working hard to promote awareness of non-traditional families in schools.  They are looking for same-sex parents to he...

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Mar 30 2014

UK law gives maternity leave for surrogacy, while Europe lags behind

Legislation giving important new employment rights to parents through surrogacy has officially become law in the UK.  The Children and Families Act 2014, which now has royal assent, will from 2015 give employment protection, leave and pay (eq...

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