Blog: All Things Conceivable

Surrogacy When You Can Conceive
Surrogacy When You Can Conceive
October 9th, 2019

Can you use a surrogate if you are physically able to conceive? The answer is unequivocally yes. The fact is that the decision to pursue surrogacy is a multi-faceted; it ...

Are Mock Cycles Needed in the Surrogacy Process?
Are Mock Cycles Needed in the Surrogacy Process?
October 4th, 2019

Everything An Intended Parent Needs to Know about the Mock Cycles If you are in the early stages of medical screening with your surrogate, or if you’re engaged in an...

How to Prepare for Your Surrogacy Match Meeting
How to Prepare for Your Surrogacy Match Meeting
October 1st, 2019

What if I say the wrong thing? What if I ask a silly question? What do I wear? What if they don’t like me? These are the kinds of qu...

Interview with Dr. Serena Chen for PCOS Awareness Month
Interview with Dr. Serena Chen for PCOS Awareness Month
September 25th, 2019

Interview with Dr. Serena Chen for PCOS Awareness Month September is PCOS Awareness Month. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is the most common ovulatory disorder but is often either misdiagnosed or there ...

Miscarriage During a Surrogate Pregnancy
Miscarriage During a Surrogate Pregnancy
September 25th, 2019

Did you know that approximately 10% of pregnancies end in miscarriage? Even if you have never experienced a miscarriage yourself, it’s pretty likely that you know someone who has. Since th...

Surrogacy Termination and Selective Reduction
Surrogacy Termination and Selective Reduction
September 18th, 2019

As a woman interested in becoming a surrogate, also known as a gestational carrier, you have likely seen mentions of “selective reduction” on agency applications or online research. Perhaps you have...

Choosing an Egg Donor
Choosing an Egg Donor
September 16th, 2019

Hopeful parents approach egg donation for a variety of reasons. Though you likely already know that using an egg donor can significantly increase your chances of a successful IVF outcome, ...

New Intended Parents: How to Bond with Your Newborn
New Intended Parents: How to Bond with Your Newborn
September 12th, 2019

It’s something parents-to-be dream about: those first precious days with their newborn. While it’s naturally met with a mix of excitement and trepidation, these feelings can be exacerbated in a...

What to Consider While Being Matched with Intended Parents?
What to Consider While Being Matched with Intended Parents?
September 11th, 2019

The decision to become a surrogate means entering into a unique partnership with the intended parents. Think about it: you’re taking on an incredibly powerful responsibility, and it’s ofte...

Being a Surrogate for a Gay Couple: An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Samantha
Being a Surrogate for a Gay Couple: An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Samantha
September 4th, 2019

Samantha knew from the very start that she wanted to carry for an LGBT family. Inspired by witnessing her sister-in-law's struggle to have a child, Samantha applied to ConceiveAbilities surrogacy ...