Australia, Surrogacy

Australia – The NT Government will introduce surrogacy laws in 2021 — but it’s ‘too late’ for some

Source ABC Australia

After 11 years and dozens of failed IVF attempts, Tara and Luke Kaspar are about to become parents.(ABC News: Al Dowler)

Tara and Luke Kaspar have been trying to have a baby for the past decade.

They’ve spent nearly $100,000, raided their superannuation accounts and been through 28 rounds of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) — falling pregnant twice and miscarrying both times.

Luke, who comes from a big family, says as tough as it’s been financially, it’s been tougher still on their mental health.

“It was tough mentally and on the hip pocket, but more mentally,” he says.

After years in limbo, Tara and Luke are just months away from becoming parents using Tara’s sister as a surrogate and egg donor.

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