Blog: All Things Conceivable

A Message From ConceiveAbilities CEO Nazca Fontes
A Message From ConceiveAbilities CEO Nazca Fontes
2020-03-19

No doubt, these are unprecedented times. We are sending our warmest thoughts and wishes to you that you are safe and well-connected with your loved ones. At ConceiveAbilities, we are expert at navigating the delays, financial up-and-downs, medical system complexities, and travel vagaries that are …

Smoking and Egg Donor Eligibility
Smoking and Egg Donor Eligibility
2020-01-27

As you research egg donation, you’ve no doubt encountered a list of eligibility requirements. If you currently smoke or have in the past, you may be wondering if it disqualifies you. While the short answer is yes - smoking and nicotine use are prohibited in egg donation - we’ll explore the reasons …

IVF Medication: Tips, Tricks and What to Expect
IVF Medication: Tips, Tricks and What to Expect
2020-01-06

Going through in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be overwhelming. Understanding the process, the medications, potential side effects, and accepting that medical intervention, needles and in some cases, the help of a gestational carrier is necessary to build your family – it can take a toll. In this …

Interview with Dr. Serena Chen for PCOS Awareness Month
Interview with Dr. Serena Chen for PCOS Awareness Month
2019-09-25

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 is a tremendous delay in a proper diagnosis. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, affecting roughly one in ten …

September is PCOS Awareness Month
September is PCOS Awareness Month
2019-09-03

PCOS Awareness Month is a federally designated month that aims to increase awareness around Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is one of the most common ovulatory disorders, accounting for 25 percent of infertility cases and can potentially create other medical issues such as diabetes, …

HSG: Everything You Need to Know
HSG: Everything You Need to Know
2018-12-24

While the specific causes of infertility can be difficult to diagnose, many are hormonal or anatomical issues that go undiagnosed until trying to conceive. Problems are commonly found in the fallopian tubes. About 40% of female infertility is related to tubal factor infertility . In order to get an …

Pregnancy Food : What To Eat, What To Avoid
Pregnancy Food : What To Eat, What To Avoid
2018-05-25

Pregnancy is a time when a woman is ultra-conscious of what’s happening in her body – not only is she trying to maintain her own wellness , she is responsible for the health and growth of another human being. Whether the woman is carrying her own biological child or she is a gestational carrier, a …

How Playing Music Helps Boost a Baby's Brain Development
How Playing Music Helps Boost a Baby's Brain Development
2018-01-11

The “Mozart Effect” is a widely held belief that playing music by the late Austrian composer for your unborn child can increase his or her intelligence. In reality, the belief stems from a 1993 paper in Nature by psychologist Frances Rauscher. In her study, Rauscher found that college …

Your Postpartum Body: What to Expect
Your Postpartum Body: What to Expect
2017-03-23

Your body undergoes many changes during pregnancy, and it can be hard to maintain a regular exercise routine when you’re focused on a successful pregnancy and delivery. Understanding how your body changes during pregnancy and how you can take care of it will help make your pregnancy a smoother one. …

What is Miscarriage and Coping with the Loss
What is Miscarriage and Coping with the Loss
2017-02-08

Miscarriages are tragic events, and they are more common than most people realize. There are often misconceptions regarding what miscarriages are, how they are caused, and what to do if it happens. What is a miscarriage? According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), …

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