Blog: All Things Conceivable

10 Great Gift Ideas for Intended Parents and Surrogates
10 Great Gift Ideas for Intended Parents and Surrogates
2020-05-07

We often hear from both intended parents and surrogates that they would like to offer one another a symbol of hope and gratitude to mark the moments of their shared journey. These mementos may be shared at transfer day, during pregnancy, after the birth - and a special holiday like Mothers Day! …

Have You Ever Thought About Becoming A Surrogate?
Have You Ever Thought About Becoming A Surrogate?
2020-05-06

Finding a path to parenthood by working with a gestational carrier continues to grow in its appeal. By the numbers In 2018, more than 10,000 births took place by surrogate in the United States, and the market is steadily growing at 15% per year based on data from the Centers for Disease Control . …

Top 10 Pregnancy Apps for Dad
Top 10 Pregnancy Apps for Dad
2020-05-04

Whether you’re experiencing pregnancy conventionally or with the help of a surrogate, it’s not uncommon for fathers-to-be to feel a little out of the loop. In reality, Dad plays an important role in the process. Regardless of whether you are a single father or supporting your partner over the nine …

Is My IVF Clinic Open?
Is My IVF Clinic Open?
2020-04-30

It seems a simple question but, for all of us grappling with fertility in this time of COVID-19, we know that the open or closed status of an IVF clinic is anything but simple. Fertility treatment can be time sensitive and, among fertility experts, there is no consensus about continuing procedures …

6 Questions About Being a Gay Dad
6 Questions About Being a Gay Dad
2020-04-16

What makes a family? Well, thanks to a rapidly evolving definition of the modern family, it can look many different ways. Ultimately, it includes parents and children who care about one another. Due to new laws, better technology and open minds, more and more same-sex partners are able to become …

Too Much Time, or Not Enough Time?  Four Ideas
Too Much Time, or Not Enough Time? Four Ideas
2020-04-10

As the days blur together from one to the next and we spend much more time indoors than ever, we’re always looking for fresh ideas on how to make the most of our time with loved ones. For all of us that are interested in the surrogacy process, we certainly know what it means to help others. Still, …

Congratulations, New York State!
Congratulations, New York State!
2020-04-09

On February 15, 2021, New York State will join 47 other states in permitting compensated gestational surrogacy with a state-of-the-art law, newly passed last week. After a hard-fought battle over many years, this law represents the gold standard nationally as it provides clear guidance about the …

Finding hope to be a parent at all times, especially now
Finding hope to be a parent at all times, especially now
2020-04-03

Perhaps you have been striving for years now to become a parent. You’re eyeing another Mother’s Day and Father’s Day on the horizon. You’ve gone through all the steps on the fertility journey and have determined that surrogacy is the right answer for you to have a biological child of your own. And, …

FAQs: The Surrogacy Journey in the Time of Covid-19
FAQs: The Surrogacy Journey in the Time of Covid-19
2020-03-27

We are living in a new world, one where every day brings new challenges as we all grapple with the global pandemic of COVID-19. And yet, the desire to build a family is as strong and enduring as ever. That's why we at ConceiveAbilities want to give you straight talk on some of your most commonly …

How Does the Novel Coronavirus Affect Surrogacy?
How Does the Novel Coronavirus Affect Surrogacy?
2020-03-21

As you are aware, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus. While we cannot provide any medical advice, ConceiveAbilities is dedicated to staying up to date on the impact of this situation and anticipating the important …

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