12.00 – 12.40pm
Surrogates Own Experiences of Carrying a Baby
As Sweden debates allowing altruistic surrogacy, this session brings together women from Denmark, the US, UK and Canada who have carried altruistically or (in the US case, compensated) to discuss their own families, their motivations for carrying for a loved one or stranger, the impact of surrogacy on them and dispel some of the myths around exploitation.
Moderator: Anna Kullendorf
Panelists: Kate Fruin-Smith (UK), Sara Fehrman (Canada), Pia Damm (Denmark) Carrie Ramoz (USA)