Archive for October, 2011

Pink Parenting magazine features article on international surrogacy: navigating the legal pitfalls

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Pink Parenting magazine features an article by me in its September/October 2011 issue on navigating the legal pitfalls associated with international surrogacy.

This issue of Pink Parenting also covers 10 steps to adoption, an article on sex selection of babies and an interview with actress Cynthia Nixon on her same-sex parenting journey.  It further includes an article explaining one couple’s emotional fostering journey, www.pink-parenting.com.

International surrogacy raises complex legal issues and there are many legal pitfalls.  It is important to ensure you can travel home safely with your baby after the birth and obtain the necessary travel papers to achieve this.  Intended parents also need to secure their legal status as parents in the UK  after the birth through a post birth legal process known as a parental order application.

If you would like to discuss your personal situation in more detail or you would like more information about international surrogacy or surrogacy law in the UK contact me  by email louisa.ghevaert@michelmores.com.