Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin D22YX80. Sat 26 March 2022 9.30am – 6.00pm

MRKH Connect is a proud community sponsor to this Conference for those interested in learning more about those options available to them and we feel sure this event, and others in their event series will be of interest to the MRKH community.

  • Learn what the IVF, donor and surrogacy processes really look like.   
  • Parents will share their lived experience and how to survive the unexpected hurdles. 
  • Based on ten years experience supporting hundreds of UK singles and couples engaging in cross-border donor and surrogacy arrangements 

This event will guide you on

  • What countries are safe and legal to locate an egg donor or surrogate
  • cost-effective options
  • Covid vaccination best practice for donors, surrogates and intended parents
  • IVF success rates
  • The availability of fixed cost (guarantee) programs
  • Ideal characteristics of donors and surrogates to maximise success
  • Sperm and embryo shipping options
  • specialist lawyers, migration agents & clinics

Draft Program:

  • 9.40am: A toolbox for Intended Parents – To Survive the Journey
  • 10.00am: Egg Donor Options Globally
  • 10.20am: Egg&Sperm Quality – Important Factors Predicting Success
  • 10.40am: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait – Surrogate/IP Matching
  • 11.00-11.30am: Morning Tea and Networking
  • Parallel sessions
    • 11.30am: Coming to Terms with Using Donor Eggs or Surrogacy
    • 11.30am: How does Canadian Surrogacy Work?
    • 11.55pm: Embryo & Sperm Shipping vs In-Country Cycles
    • 11.55pm: Surrogacy Options in Emerging Destinations
    • 12.20pm: Surrogacy in Ukraine or Georgia for Heterosexual Couples
    • 12.20pm: Tamari Kashlishvili, Royal Surrogacy Argentina, Stephanie Martin, Be Parent, Cyprus, TBC, Albania
  • 12.40pm: Legal Protection for Intended Parents
  • 1.00-1.50pm: Lunch and Networking
  • 1.50pm: COVID Vaccination
  • 2.10pm: Travel Documents, Citizenship & Passports for Newborns via Surrogacy
  • 2.25pm: Surrogate and Donor Perspectives
  • 2.50pm: Legal Parentage – Now & the Future
  • 3.10pm – 3.40pm: Afternoon Tea
  • Parallel Sessions
    • 3.40pm: Heterosexual Parent Panel
    • 3.40pm: LGBTQI Parent Panel
  • 4.10pm: Q&A Discussion with Parents
  • 4.55pm: Who am I? Young Adults via Surrogacy or Donation Talk