Our surrogacy story | Babies of 2021

Linley Wilkie
By Linley Wilkie
March 14 2022 - 9:30pm
Danielle, Lleyton and Leon Nixon. Photo: Photography by Taneil

For Danielle Nixon, the journey to parenthood with husband Leon was a long and bumpy road. With the help of some very special friends however, it was ultimately an amazing experience for the Bendigo couple. As told to Linley Wilkie.

"We went through many years trying to have our own family. This included many, many rounds of IVF (egg collections, transfers, testing, injections, scans, blood tests, specialist appointments etc.), it just became our life.

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Linley Wilkie

Linley Wilkie

Group features and special publications journalist

I've been a lifestyle and features writer for 22 years, covering everything from fashion and beauty, to homes, parenting and travel. Having worked for Text Media, Fairfax Media and now Australian Community Media, these days I'm at more kids sports games than fashion parades.

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