Blog: All Things Conceivable

Do Intended Parents Undergo Psychological Screening?
Do Intended Parents Undergo Psychological Screening?
November 21st, 2019

Since gestational surrogates submit to comprehensive application processes that include mental health evaluations for them and their partners, it’s only natural to wonder about similar acceptance requirements for prospective in...

How Much Input Do Intended Parents Have on a Surrogate’s Pregnancy Habits?
How Much Input Do Intended Parents Have on a Surrogate’s Pregnancy Habits?
November 14th, 2019

Having already experienced pregnancy, you’re likely feeling confident about your decision to become a surrogate. While you understand what’s required to have a healthy pregnancy, it’s important to rem...

Unpacking Judgment and Jealousy on the Path to Parenthood
Unpacking Judgment and Jealousy on the Path to Parenthood
November 7th, 2019

A common phrase in the fertility world is “there are many paths to parenthood.” While it’s used so often it can almost lose it’s meaning, it is undeniably true. Yo...

Which Surrogacy Expenses are Tax Deductible?
Which Surrogacy Expenses are Tax Deductible?
November 4th, 2019

While in our hearts the gift of surrogacy is priceless, it can hit our savings account hard. It is wise to look for any possible avenues to save money on ...

Your Surrogacy Hospital Tour: What to Expect and How to Make the Most of the Day
Your Surrogacy Hospital Tour: What to Expect and How to Make the Most of the Day
October 31st, 2019

While you may be intimately familiar with the hospital where you plan to deliver your surrobaby, it's likely that your intended parents have never been there at all. And though ...

Interview with Andrea Syrtash: Founder of Pregnantish
Interview with Andrea Syrtash: Founder of Pregnantish
October 28th, 2019

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Andrea Syrtash. Andrea Syrtash is a relationship and lifestyle expert, TV personality and published author who, inspired by her own infertility ...

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...

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...

Being a Surrogate Mother for a Gay Couple: An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Natalia
Being a Surrogate Mother for a Gay Couple: An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Natalia
August 30th, 2019

Meet Natalia ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Natalia lives in Kansas with her husband and two children. She describes herself as a quiet person, who doesn't necessarily talk a lot but who likes ...