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Since 1996, ConceiveAbilities has been featured in numerous leading international publications including the BBC, NPR, and The New York Times. If you are a member of the press or would like to help spread the word, click here to contact ConceiveAbilities.

ConceiveAbilities, one of the most prominent surrogacy and egg donation agencies in the world, is proud to mark 20 years of leadership in the field of third party reproduction. Since opening its doors in 1996, the agency has earned the respect of the nation’s leading fertility experts, having successfully managed thousands of pregnancies with individuals and couples seeking to create their families through egg donation and surrogacy. The agency has emerged as a global leader by co...

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ConceiveAbilities invites prospective parents and gestational surrogates alike to see how our agency brought together a deserving couple with a wonderful surrogate. Mike and Caroline Simpson spent years struggling with infertility and a difficult diagnosis that led to a need for surrogacy. They turned to ConceiveAbilities to help make their dreams of parenthood a reality and were matched with Raeven Johnson. Johnson signed on to become a surrogate after hearing stories of others who had ...

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Chicago-based ConceiveAbilities, a surrogacy and egg donation agency with locations across the United States, is pleased to announce that Linda Hedenberg has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Hedenberg’s new position accompanies a period of significant growth and ConceiveAbilities’ emergence as an international leader in third-party reproduction. In making the announcement, CEO Nazca Fontes said, “At ConceiveAbilities, our success is based on uncompromising commitment to making the ‘right match’ – whether it’s...

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Few countries offer a progressive legal structure when it comes to gestational surrogacy agreements. This is particularly true regarding surrogacy arrangements abroad, which often face additional restrictions. Some countries forbid international surrogacy entirely, while others require that any surrogacy agreement be altruistic—meaning that surrogate mothers and egg donors may not be compensated for their efforts, beyond meeting related medical expenses. The Ukraine is one noteworthy exception to frequent concerns held by couples pursuing affordable su...

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International surrogacy agreements are often legally complicated arrangements. Variations in surrogacy laws from one country to the next can create a situation where the outcome isn’t clear in advance. Such is the case with the baby publicly identified only as “Z,” whose single father brought him home to the United Kingdom after contracting a surrogate in Minnesota. An Initially Uncomplicated Surrogacy Agreement Baby Z was born to a gestational surrogate in 2014. He was bo...

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ConceiveAbilities was recently featured in the June/July 2014 issue of Worth magazine. Nazca Fontes, ConceiveAbilities CEO, shared her motivation for founding ConceiveAbilities in 1996, explaining, “I thought that there could be a better level of support and education throughout the process.” She goes on to describe how the agency has grown and changed, expanding into the realm of surrogacy. Nazca is prominently featured on the front page of the article, “The Business of Modern...

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Listen to Alicia Denefe help explain the interesting and complicated emotions associated with gestational surrogacy on National Public Radio (NPR). In this fascinating segment, you can learn more about the legal, emotional and psychological aspects of third-party parenting. We invite you to listen to the whole audio clip below:

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ConceiveAbilities founder Nazca Fontes was recently interviewed as part of WebTalkRadio's series "In Search of Fertility." While discussing the importance of finding an agency you can trust as well as the general realities of the egg donation process, she offered some of the key insight she has gained in 17 years of running one of the nation's top egg donor agencies. webtalkradio.net/internet-talk-radio/2013/01/21/in-search-of-fertility-using-a-donor-egg-agency

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