22 Aug, 2014

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Baby Gammy case sparks debate about surrogacy law reform

We have been busy over the last few weeks speaking to the media about the baby Gammy case and why surrogacy law needs to be brought up to date.  Amidst a

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12 Sep, 2013

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NGA hosts House of Commons reception to celebrate the grant of maternity leave rights for surrogacy

We were thrilled to host a reception at the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday evening to celebrate the change to UK law giving parents through surrogacy rights to maternity leave

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11 Jul, 2013

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Helen speaks at ESHRE about overseas surrogacy – law and ethics

In the run up to the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology’s Annual Conference, the British Infertility Counselling Association and the International Infertility Counselling Organisation gathered a group of

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03 Jul, 2013

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Natalie speaks at leading conference, with Supreme Court Justice Baroness Hale

Natalie was delighted to speak alongside Baroness Hale at a conference in London on 20-21 June of leading UK and international experts in donor conception and alternative reproduction. Baroness Hale

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07 Apr, 2013

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HFEA to update surrogacy guidance to UK clinics

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has voted to update the guidance it gives to UK fertility clinics on surrogacy. The new Code of Practice will:  clarify what UK clinics

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07 Mar, 2013

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Natalie on the Today Programme – who should have the rights where a surrogate baby is disabled?

Natalie was interviewed by James Naughtie on this morning’s BBC Radio 4 Today Programme about surrogacy (listen again here). The programme covered a US surrogacy case which hit the news

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15 Jan, 2013

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The Independent reports rise in international surrogacy

The Independent newspaper has criticised the sharp rise in international surrogacy arrangements, quoting Natalie on UK surrogacy law. Responding to a study newly published in the Journal of Social Welfare

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15 Nov, 2012

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Maternity leave rights to be introduced for parents through surrogacy

Some days I feel very proud of what we do here, and today is one of those days. After a campaign of more than five years, I am thrilled to

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05 Nov, 2012

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First single dad to become a parent through UK surrogacy

Today’s ITV Daybreak featured Kyle Casson, a single dad who we are proud to be working with on his journey to become the first single parent through surrogacy in the

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23 Oct, 2012

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Should surrogate mothers still have an absolute right to change their minds?

Natalie has written a comment piece for Bionews criticising the unchallengeable position surrogate mothers are currently given by UK surrogacy law. The law in the UK has long provided that

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