Source ABC Australia
Kelsey and Aaron Rouse describe their six-and-a-half-year struggle with infertility as an “ongoing nightmare”.
- The NT is the only jurisdiction in Australia with no surrogacy laws
- A surrogacy bill was introduced in March and was likely to be debated in the May sittings
- If it passes, eligible territory families may be able to surrogacy legally by the end of 2022
The Darwin couple has spent more than $70,000 trying to have a baby: visiting two separate IVF clinics and having 13 embryo transfers.
Ten of those transfers failed, and three ended in miscarriage.