Blog: All Things Conceivable

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...

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...

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 ...

Being a Surrogate for a Gay Couple: An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Stacie
Being a Surrogate for a Gay Couple: An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Stacie
August 1st, 2019

Introduction ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Stacie is a married mother of two from Pennsylvania. She carried and delivered twins as a surrogate for gay dads in December of 2018. Stacie was matched with ...

Pros and Cons of Altruistic Surrogacy
Pros and Cons of Altruistic Surrogacy
June 4th, 2019

There is a great deal of selflessness that comes with the beautiful act of surrogacy. Both the intended parent(s) and the gestational carrier’s sacrifice, all for the purpose of...

How to Explain Surrogacy to Family and Friends
How to Explain Surrogacy to Family and Friends
November 16th, 2018

What’s the best way to tell someone you’re pregnant – when it’s not your baby? That’s a scenario surrogates encounter all the time. The answer, of course, is that th...

An Unexpected Journey – Part 2
An Unexpected Journey – Part 2
November 5th, 2018

In this three-part series, we speak with former clients Samantha and Eric, who completed a surrogacy journey last year with Nicole and her husband Kevin. Now the parents of two ...

4 Things Intended Parents Should Know About Surrogacy
4 Things Intended Parents Should Know About Surrogacy
October 29th, 2018

Even with all the research and resources online, you may still feel confused and overwhelmed as you begin your surrogacy journey. Here are a few things that most intended parents ...