Post on 25 May 2017
The pathway to parenthood is rapidly changing. The proliferation of websites and on-demand apps for smartphones and tablets aimed at fertility patients and prospective parents gives more choice than ever before. 'Tinder-style' apps like the London Women's Clinic sperm donor app and Just A Baby are...
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Post on 24 May 2017
Louisa Ghevaert, Head of Michelmores' Fertility & Parenting Team, will speak at the British Fertility Society's (BFS) Modern Families Study Day in London on 22 June 2017. Each year BFS runs a study week for its health professional membership with an expert line up of speakers. This year it...
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Post on 19 May 2017
A new style app, 'Just A Baby' has launched in the UK and US following a soft launch in Australia. It brings together prospective parents, co-parents, egg and sperm donors and surrogates. Just A Baby app follows the launch of the UK's first sperm donor app by the London Sperm Bank last year. These...
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Post on 17 May 2017
There has been lots of debate about egg-freezing. Companies like Apple and Facebook have been reported to offer fertility benefits including egg freezing as a perk to female employees.  With the average age of first-time mothers in the UK now reaching 30 and rising, women are increasingly reminded...
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Post on 12 May 2017
Louisa Ghevaert, Head of Michelmores' Fertility and Parenting Team was delighted to join the debate in The Economist this week on surrogacy. You can read more here. Demand for surrogacy is increasing around the world.  In England and Wales, 400 children were granted parental orders in the English...
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Post on 20 Apr 2017
When families fall into dispute, conflict and change can be harmful if it is not well managed. High conflict following relationship breakdown is detrimental to parents, children and families. It is vital that the physical and emotional needs of children are met. When disputes arise, blended...
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Post on 13 Apr 2017
On 2 March 2017, the Court of Appeal upheld a decision granting care of a surrogate born child of 20 months to the surrogate in Re M [2017] EWCA Civ 228. The appeal was brought by the intended parents following court orders made by Mrs Justice Russell on 30 June 2016.  Russell J ordered the child...
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Post on 27 Mar 2017
The fourth annual FTS Conference took place in London on 11 March 2017. It delivered a varied schedule for intended parents looking to build their family through surrogacy.  Michelmores were Gold Sponsors of this year's event. Louisa Ghevaert, Head of Michelmores' Fertility & Parenting team,...
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Post on 8 Feb 2017
Recent political, economic, scientific and social developments continue to drive changes in fertility treatment, the creation and protection of fertility patients and modern families. Over the last year, the spotlight has focused on assisted conception and family life with debate on: "add-on"...
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Post on 2 Feb 2017
Louisa Ghevaert, Head of Michelmores'  Fertility and Parenting team, is to speak at the 4th annual Families Through Surrogacy Conference in London on 11 March 2017. Louisa will join industry leaders from all over the world at the event to discuss family building through surrogacy. Louisa Ghevaert,...
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