‘As soon as the child is born, you will have to have your solicitor on standby to make sure all of the relevant papers are ready to be signed,’ says solicitor Tracy Horan, who specialises in surrogacy law.

In the absence of Irish laws on surrogacy, having a baby this way is fraught with legal, financial, moral and emotional challenges. But, with interna(...)

Families Through Surrogacy founder Sam Everingham and his partner, Phil Copland, with their two girls, Zoe and Ruby. Everingham founded his organisation after he experienced at first hand the lack of support for intended parents.

Marie* explains why she and her husband are planning to use a surrogate mother in Ukraine: I was diagnosed with a chronic heart and lung condition (...)