Australia, Grandmother as surrogate, Surrogacy

‘Australia’s oldest surrogate’ is carrying a baby for her daughter who was born without a uterus

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‘There is nobody else I’d rather be going through this with’ (Picture: Meagan White / Caters)

At the age of 17, Meagan White was diagnosed with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH) – a condition that meant she was born without a uterus and could never carry a child.

So as an adult, Meagan decided to opt for a surrogate to start a family – but was left heartbroken when the baby passed away at 21 weeks and Covid travel restrictions prevented another attempt.

However there was still hope, as Meagan’s mum Maree Arnold soon discovered she could carry a child for her daughter.

Now the 54-year-old is 30 weeks pregnant with her own grandchild.

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A 61-year-old woman gave birth to her granddaughter after volunteering to be her son’s surrogate

Cecile Eledge gave birth to her granddaughter at the age of 61 after volunteering to be her son’s surrogate. Ariel Panowicz

Loving and her daughter, Breanna Lockwood, opened up to Insider about the pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum depression — as well as the joy that baby Briar brings them every day. 

When Loving first volunteered to be Lockwood’s surrogate, her daughter didn’t even entertain the idea. 

“I thought she was crazy,” Lockwood told Insider. “I didn’t think it was even possible. I just read it and put my phone away. I didn’t want to get my hopes up and get my heart set on something.”

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Australia – Grandmother will be a surrogate for her own grandchild: 49-year-old made offer after life-saving hysterectomy left her daughter, 31, unable to have children

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A grandmother has offered to give birth to her own grandchild after a life-saving hysterectomy left her daughter unable to have any more children.

Sherrie Zammit, 49, from Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia, made the offer to Chloe Simmons, 31, after Ms Simmons was told she had just weeks to live unless she had her womb removed the day after being diagnosed with cancer in the area between her placenta and uterus lining.

Grandmother-of-one Ms Zammit has already undergone all of the necessary tests ahead of the surrogate pregnancy, which would involve implanting Ms Simmons’ egg and her fiancé Dimitri Pixomatis’ sperm.

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