Blog: All Things Conceivable

Surrogacy, Egg Donation, and Taxation
Surrogacy, Egg Donation, and Taxation
January 11th, 2018

Taxation is one of the oldest hot-button issues to still regularly confront our society today. Each time that there is a new, potentially taxable aspect of our personal or professional ...

Egg Freezing: New Study Finds Disadvantages
Egg Freezing: New Study Finds Disadvantages
March 29th, 2017

The results of a new double-blind study on egg freezing have captured a great deal of attention within the fertility community. This new study finds a distinct disadvantage to the ...

Cuomo to Consider Lifting New York Surrogacy Ban?
Cuomo to Consider Lifting New York Surrogacy Ban?
March 21st, 2016

Since 1993, state law in New York has voided and penalized gestational surrogacy contracts. This effectively bans surrogacy as a viable reproductive assistance technique within the state. However, Governor Andrew Cuomo ...

Clinical Trials for Womb Transplants Approved in the UK
Clinical Trials for Womb Transplants Approved in the UK
March 15th, 2016

The latest in a series of innovative fertility treatments has made some amazing headway. Towards the end of 2015, the announcement was made that clinical trials for womb transplantation are officially ...

Intended Parents Paying Canadian Egg Donors Extra, Breaking Controversial Fertility Law
Intended Parents Paying Canadian Egg Donors Extra, Breaking Controversial Fertility Law
March 5th, 2016

A new research study has received widespread attention within the fertility community, thanks in part to this story from the National Post. According to the study's results, most Canadian egg ...

New South Wales Attorney General Considers Changes to Surrogacy Law
New South Wales Attorney General Considers Changes to Surrogacy Law
February 26th, 2016

Australia may soon see an important change in the way it regulates the practice of gestational surrogacy, if Gabrielle Upton has her way. As the Attorney General and Liberal MP ...

Frozen Eggs “Significantly Less Likely” to Result in Live Birth
Frozen Eggs “Significantly Less Likely” to Result in Live Birth
February 18th, 2016

A new report is showing that frozen eggs are significantly less likely to lead to successful in-vitro fertilization. According to this report, the use of frozen eggs lead to a ...

Dolce & Gabbana Ignite Surrogacy Controversy with “Synthetic Family” Comments
Dolce & Gabbana Ignite Surrogacy Controversy with “Synthetic Family” Comments
January 26th, 2016

Early last year, a story exploded upon the assisted fertility industry – one which had immediate worldwide reverberations. Founders of Dolce & Gabbana, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, received considerable backlash af...

UK Approves 3-Person IVF
UK Approves 3-Person IVF
January 21st, 2016

The United Kingdom has approved in-vitro fertilization via a procedure which uses the genetic material of three people. Surrogacy and IVF advocates are hailing the decision as a breakthrough in ...

Miracles Lost: A Scandal in Surrogacy
Miracles Lost: A Scandal in Surrogacy
January 16th, 2016

Over a period of nearly four years beginning in August of 2008, Allison Layton, owner and operator of Miracles Egg Donation, Inc., defrauded as many as forty intended parents and couples. ...