Blog: All Things Conceivable

My Wife Is a Surrogate: An Interview with Scott
My Wife Is a Surrogate: An Interview with Scott
December 2nd, 2019

Surrogacy from the surrogate's husband's perspective When Scott’s wife Amanda let him know that she was considering surrogacy, he admits that he “didn’t really know it was a thing”...

An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Repeat Surrogate Amanda: Sibling Journey
An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Repeat Surrogate Amanda: Sibling Journey
November 29th, 2019

Amanda’s surrogacy journey stemmed from a lifelong goal to do something meaningful and special with her life. As a registered nurse of nearly seven years, Amanda recognized that her pr...

Organizing Your Surrogacy Medications
Organizing Your Surrogacy Medications
November 18th, 2019

Some of the more commonly asked questions about becoming a surrogate revolve around medication. What exactly does it involve? Surrogacy requires a medication protocol, one that is unique to your ...

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...

Can You be a Surrogate Mother if You Have a Full Time Job?
Can You be a Surrogate Mother if You Have a Full Time Job?
October 22nd, 2019

A common question from gestational carrier applicants is whether it’s possible to continue a full time job during a surrogacy journey. Considering the logistics and emotional commitment involved, some wo...

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 for a Gay Couple: An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Samantha
Being a Surrogate for a Gay Couple: An Interview with ConceiveAbilities Surrogate, Samantha
September 4th, 2019

Samantha knew from the very start that she wanted to carry for an LGBT family. Inspired by witnessing her sister-in-law's struggle to have a child, Samantha applied to ConceiveAbilities surrogacy ...

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 ...