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Antonia Felix and Alice Mantle join My Surrogacy Journey - The Podcast

Posted on 12 March 2024

Antonia Felix and Alice Mantle, members of Mishcon de Reya's Surrogacy and Modern Families team, were featured in the latest episode of My Surrogacy Journey - The Podcast (S3, E10).

They joined host Wes Johnson-Ellis to talk about the various elements of international surrogacy.

Among the topics discussed were:

  • The critical role of parental orders in establishing legal parentage after surrogacy.
  • The risks associated with relying on emergency travel documents for newborns in surrogacy arrangements.
  • The influence of budgets and timeframes in selecting an appropriate destination.
  • The variations in in surrogacy laws across different jurisdictions, including across Europe and the United States.
  • Additional considerations such as marital status, visa status, and the impact of being a British national or intended parent on the child's citizenship and passport eligibility.

Listen to the episode of My Surrogacy Journey: The Podcast here via Spotify on your desktop and mobile.

About My Surrogacy Journey

Co-founders of My Surrogacy Journey, Wes Johnson-Ellis, and his husband Michael Johnson-Ellis, are fathers of two children via surrogacy. They created My Surrogacy Journey as they believed domestic and international surrogacy lacked tailored and balanced support and they wanted to bring about change.  

You can read more about their story here.

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