Blog: All Things Conceivable

The Importance of the First 1000 Days of Life for a Newborn
The Importance of the First 1000 Days of Life for a Newborn
June 21st, 2019

Through herculean efforts both on your end and your gestational carrier’s side of the equation, you are now officially a parent or well on your way to becoming one. No...

Baby Development Exercises
Baby Development Exercises
October 23rd, 2018

To the casual observer, it may seem that babies don’t do much other than eat, sleep and cry. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth – the first 12 months...

Do I Need a Surrogacy Escrow?
Do I Need a Surrogacy Escrow?
October 9th, 2018

If you’re in the midst of a surrogacy journey, you have plenty on your mind. Worrying about the financial aspect of things shouldn’t be one of them. Whether you’...

Why Surrogate’s Partners Need Support, Too
Why Surrogate’s Partners Need Support, Too
September 28th, 2018

We talk a lot about support during surrogacy journeys. It’s an inherently complicated process that is made exponentially easier with a reputable agency, but even then, personal backup is es...

The Best Books for Expectant Parents 2018
The Best Books for Expectant Parents 2018
June 22nd, 2018

Nine months can feel like an extremely long wait for a much-anticipated new baby. Fortunately, there are plenty of productive ways to pass the time. Planning a nursery, researching and ...

Parentage and the Modern Family
Parentage and the Modern Family
April 27th, 2018

(This article was originally published in Family Advocate, Vol. 40, No. 4, Spring 2018). The Only Constant is Change Family law is reaching a crossroads. Social and technological transformations over the last sixty ...

How Playing Music Helps Boost a Baby's Brain Development
How Playing Music Helps Boost a Baby's Brain Development
January 11th, 2018

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 stem...

Open To The Unexpected: Egg Donor Selection
Open To The Unexpected: Egg Donor Selection
December 19th, 2017

Finding An Egg Donor One of our most experienced egg donor professionals recently shared a story of a Japanese couple with whom she had worked with several years ago. She ...

Tips for Traveling with a Newborn
Tips for Traveling with a Newborn
November 16th, 2017

We understand that flying home with your bundle of joy after the flurry of birth can often seem intimidating and daunting. You’re just getting to know one another and ev...

Why is My IP Not as Excited as Me?
Why is My IP Not as Excited as Me?
May 17th, 2017

Surrogacy can be a thrilling experience- but your intended parents may not always share the same level of excitement. As everyone prepares for the delivery of the baby, know your ...