28 | Six babies, surrogacy, sepsis and success – With @rosie_luik


In this episode we are joined by Rosie Luik. Rosie is a mother of four, Queensland’s first altruistic surrogate (to twin girls) and a sepsis survivor turned model who is now the owner of her own influencer agency for mothers. In this episode you’ll hear about how Rosie: 

– Bolstered aligned birth support for subsequent births after having a fourth-degree tear with her first baby 

– Navigated life as a young mother with multiple children

– Became Queensland’s first altruistic surrogate for her friend who was experiencing infertility 

– Made it through multiple life-threatening infections and surgeries (including having a hysterectomy at 27) 

– Chased her dreams to become a successful model and now pays it forward as the owner of her own talent agency dedicated to mothers

Trigger warnings

This episode includes discussion about; ease of conception, ease of early parenthood, physical and emotional birth trauma, post-birth complications, neonatal intensive care, chronic pain, anxiety and illness almost causing death. 


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Check out Rosie’s agency ‘Mum Network’ on Instagram here

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