Blog: All Things Conceivable

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 ...

Do Surrogate Mothers Get Attached to the Baby?
Do Surrogate Mothers Get Attached to the Baby?
November 9th, 2018

Will the surrogate develop an attachment with the child? It’s quite possibly the most common question surrounding gestational surrogacy. Whether it’s a concern of the intended parents or an a...

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’...

How Much Does a Surrogate Mother Make?
How Much Does a Surrogate Mother Make?
October 6th, 2018

Unlike other countries such as England, the majority of surrogacy matches in the United States are paid arrangements. That is to say, most US surrogates receive compensation for the very ...

ConceiveAbilities’ Surrogates Share their Journeys with Marie Claire Magazine
ConceiveAbilities’ Surrogates Share their Journeys with Marie Claire Magazine
October 4th, 2018

ConceiveAbilities’ surrogates, Kristina and Kristine, are two of five women who were featured in a recent Marie Claire article on why they chose to carry someone else’s child. The piec...

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...

What Matching Matters Means for Parents and Surrogates
What Matching Matters Means for Parents and Surrogates
September 12th, 2018

Surrogacy arrangements are built upon important foundations, and perhaps the most vital is the compatibility between the gestational carrier and the intended parent. Successful pregnancies rely on a healthy relationship ...

Angel’s Journey - The Surrogate's Husband's Perspective
Angel’s Journey - The Surrogate's Husband's Perspective
August 10th, 2018

Angel is now into the third trimester of her surrogate pregnancy with a baby girl. Throughout the process her husband Travis has been one of her biggest supporters, and he's ...

The Paved and Rocky Path of Surrogacy
The Paved and Rocky Path of Surrogacy
August 5th, 2018

Surrogacy can be a wonderful experience, but the journey requires both hard work and commitment. As a parent, it may be easy to think solely about the end result- holding ...

Your Guide to Choosing a Surrogacy Agency
Your Guide to Choosing a Surrogacy Agency
July 20th, 2018

You’ve done the research, you’ve had the discussion with your partner, and you’ve made the decision: you’re going to pursue surrogacy! Whether you’re applying to become a s...