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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Mar 24 2014

A case in point: why we need better law for UK surrogacy

Brilliant Beginnings is campaigning for a better legal framework for UK surrogacy, and a recent UK court decision shows why. A UK couple with a son through traditional surrogacy separated (and later divorced) and missed the strict deadline to appl...

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Jan 31 2014

Could you be a trustee for the National Gamete Donation Trust?

The egg and sperm donation charity, the National Gamete Donation Trust (NGDT) (of which Brilliant Beginnings and Natalie Gamble Associates director Helen is a trustee), is looking for enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated individuals to complement...

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Jan 17 2014

The rewards and ramifications of being a surrogate

The rewards and ramifications of being a surrogate

It is often said that it takes a special and selfless person to be a surrogate. Carrying a child for someone else requires an immense amount of trust between people. For many couples, surrogacy is the last port of call in their journey to having c...

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