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Stephen Dyer always wanted to be a father. In a relationship for five years, he discussed starting a family with his partner. Then, last May, his partner had a change of heart and they separated. For Stephen it was a turning point.
He decided to start looking at how to become a father with a surrogate. He is one of a small, but believed to be growing, of men who have decided to have children through IVF. There are an increasing of single women becoming mothers through IVF, however there are no statistics about the of single men doing so.
Surrogacy UK, who help introduce so-called 'intended parents' with surrogates, said they have seen an increase in the of single people, including men, wanting to become members. I didn't come out as gay until I was 26 partly because I didn't want to let down my parents, as I didn't want them to think they weren't going to have grandchildren," Stephen said. The secondary school teacher looked at surrogacy in but then met his ex-partner. There's co-parenting or adoption, but I have a deep burning desire for a biological. It was the start of a journey he's only part-way through.
It means he has had to re-mortgage his home in Newport. Until Januarya single man could not have through surrogacy and be legally recognised as the only parent. A surrogate who carries is always named as a parent on a birth certificate. The intended parents must apply for a parental order to change that, which can take months.
Now a single man or woman can apply for a parental order to remove the surrogate with a single parent named instead. The of children born this way is about 10 times greater than a decade ago.
It has become so common that the Law Commission is reviewing surrogacy laws. Stephen, who blogs about his experienceknows a of single men considering fatherhood through surrogacy. He said: "There's a Facebook group for single men, not just gay but straight men too, and people are coming forward and saying, 'You know, I want this as well, this is my dream'. He said: "They ed to say I would be the sole recipient of the eggs.
She's in her thirties, has blue eyes, dark blonde hair, olive skin, is 1. Two months later she donated her eggs and Stephen was called by the clinic the next day. Five eggs were fertilised. David Watkins, from Southampton, was one of the first single fathers to be granted a parental order as a single father in the UK after his son Miles was born last year. He has started up a website to help other men thinking of going it alone.
This can take months and cost thousands of pounds in expenses. He hopes the surrogate will become a "friend and family". I can't wait.
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