With multiple clotting disorders, Kate had known she couldn’t carry a pregnancy since the age of 16 years, given the risks to her and the unborn baby. Her eldest sister in the ACT, out of the blue offered to be their surrogate. Commencing a cycle they created 6 frozen day 3 embryos. After 6 months they thawed and none survived. A second cycle created more Day 5 blastocysts and a fresh transfer this time led to the birth of daughter Ruby.