Family really is a social construct, and family is what you say it is.
ConceiveAbilities is a leading surrogacy agency in the United States. We are a pioneering, national company with twenty-four years of staying power in the field of surrogacy. Throughout our history, we have matched thousands of surrogates with intended parents, making dreams of a family, a reality.
ConceiveAbilities is a welcoming surrogacy agency, and the best one for you, because we elevate your surrogacy experience. From our first-class professionals to our proven methods, we have taken measures to provide you with the most successful and healthy experience possible. We are humbled by the opportunity to speak with you, and with all women, who are interested in becoming a surrogate.
We believe being a surrogate is a calling and your gift will have a profound impact on those you are helping create their family. The decision to become a surrogate mother is an involved and deeply personal one. We will be with you through every step of the surrogacy process as you explore all of your options in becoming a surrogate. From the basic qualifications, surrogacy pay and the process of what is involved in surrogacy, we not only encourage you to do the research, we are committed to providing you with the necessary tools to make your informed decision.
We also acknowledge surrogacy is not a solo journey and that you will want to lean on your partner, family and obstetrician for their input. We provide you the tools you need to have meaningful conversations with the people who matter most in your decision-making process.
We invest in building a large community of available surrogates because, simply, surrogates sit at the very heart of our program. We are able to move with speed because of this investment and speed serves your interests in achieving a healthy and successful surrogacy journey.
Our surrogates have many reasons for fulfilling their purpose of becoming a surrogate mother. Many have considered the idea of being a surrogate for a long time. Some have witnessed a friend or family member struggle with infertility or wanted to help an LGBTQ community member make their dream of a family a reality. Whatever path has led you to this point of your journey to fulfill your purpose’, you have decided now is the right time in your life to take the first step.
Become a surrogate.
Our Matching Matters process sets us apart from other surrogacy agencies. We understand the significance of the right match, and we are proud of our Matching Matters process that focuses on the connection between a surrogate and the intended parent. Our experience has proven that matching does matter and our 97% initial acceptance rate proves it. The right match lays the foundation for the entire surrogacy process, resulting in a successful and rewarding experience. Often surrogates and intended parents, who start off as strangers to one another, become an extended part of one another’s families. For those who seek this depth of connection, and equally for those who don’t, ConceiveAbilities uses its Matching Matters to understand your goals and make matches that make sense.
Surrogates who carry for those who can’t sit at the very heart of our program. We invest in a very thorough screening process before you are introduced to a fertility clinic so that we all stay one step ahead in the surrogacy journey. The benefits of this approach include
You can find out if you are an ideal candidate for becoming a surrogate mother
Our intended parents have confidence in our process, which translates into the relationship you and the intended parents build with one another, right from the start
Fertility clinics have confidence in ConceiveAbilities and are able to more quickly give a green light to start the process
We dramatically shorten the timeline and increase the chances for a great match and sustained relationship for everyone involved in the surrogacy journey
Other agencies, using less sophisticated pre-screening approaches, can leave surrogates and intended parents in an extended holding pattern while a fertility clinic approves, or does not approve, the match for pregnancy.
Start your surrogacy journey now. Apply to Become a Surrogate with ConceiveAbilities.
Becoming a surrogate is an amazing journey. For our gestational carriers, it is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. The realization of their calling. Meet these women and learn their stories.
My Husband and I always wanted to do this
For me, having babies was easy and I wanted to make it easy for someone else.
Liz is a ConceiveAbilities surrogate with a laugh that dares you not to join in. She loves her family, her husband and her life, and she wants to share that optimism and kindness with another family.
“So, like everything these days, I started with a Google search to find out how to become a surrogate and ConceiveAbilities popped up. I read some reviews, filled out an application and was on my way,” Liz punctuates her statement with a full voice and a hearty laugh.
“From there, everything went smoothly. I was accepted and waiting to be matched. Then the call came. I was in the mall with my friend, because you are always in the mall with your friends when things like this happen. Alicia, one of the people at ConceiveAbilities, said, ‘We found your match! You are perfect in every way but one…'
And I said, “They are from Spain…” She said, ‘How did you know that?’
“I had always had this feeling they would be from Spain. I don’t know how I knew, but I just did. And it gets even better, I talked to my husband and he had the same feeling that they were from Spain too, that’s how we knew these were the right people.”
“So we met on the phone and got along really well right from the beginning. The call just confirmed what we already knew – these were the people we were meant to help.”
Soon, the delivery day arrived. Her husband and the parents were in the room with her throughout the entire process.
“When it came time to push, I remember saying, ‘Time to be parents, not intended ones anymore.’ The mother immediately grabbed my hand and said, ‘We are in this together.’ Couple of pushes and he was here.”
Liz describes the room as really peaceful and positive after delivery. The hospital staff felt something strong but unmistakable – the presence of love.
“When I was getting discharged they wanted me to know that there was this wave of happiness, joy and peace in our room,” Liz says. “They were kind of in awe. Being a surrogate is something I will be forever proud of.”
We are proud of our surrogate community. More and more women are feeling empowered to become surrogate mothers. They are an integral part of what we fondly call our “Surrogate Sisterhood” – the women who make someone's dream of family a reality.
At ConceiveAbilities, we have the special privilege of working with surrogate mothers from a variety of backgrounds and from every corner of the United States. From our locations in Chicago, Illinois, and Denver, Colorado, we are in daily contact with dedicated and dynamic women in Illinois, Colorado, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Wisconsin and countless other cities and states.
Our surrogates tell us that they feel strongest when they are able to connect with other surrogates. We foster surrogate-to-surrogate relationships through in-person meet-ups, surrogate support groups, surrogate family events and social communities. And the surrogate community extends beyond the special women who make this commitment – we also recognize the men behind surrogacy.
Our team encourages an ongoing dialogue with the surrogates and their families, who all play important roles in a pregnancy.
Start your surrogate journey and apply to become a surrogate with ConceiveAbilities.
Finding a path to parenthood by working with a gestational carrier continues to grow in its appeal. In 2019, an estimated 7,000 births took place by surrogate in the United States, as the market is steadily growing at 15% per year based on data from the Centers for Disease Control. And, in 2017, we know that 4.2% of all In Vitro Fertilization transfers occurred with a gestational carrier, which grew from just over 1% ten years prior.
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