February 2016

Surrogacy in the Animal Kingdom Comes to San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo has welcomed six southern white rhinos from South Africa in hopes they’ll become surrogate mothers for the critically endangered northern white rhino. The rhinos are living at the zoo’s new Rhino Rescue Center, built specifically for the six females. They will not be on public display as their sole purpose is to increase the population over the next… Read More »Surrogacy in the Animal Kingdom Comes to San Diego Zoo

Happy Year of the Monkey

We here at Conceptual Options are wishing everyone a Happy Chinese New Year and a happy and prosperous year of the monkey! This past year has been an incredible one and we cannot wait to see what this new year will bring!

Egg Donors & ASRM Reach a Settlement in Class Action Price Fixing Case

On January 29, 2016, and after four years of litigation, the class of egg donors who challenged the American Society for Reproductive Medicine for placing a price cap on the amount of compensation donors can receive have reached a settlement. According to Top Class Actions, According to the terms of the egg donor class action settlement, the ASRM will eliminate wording that… Read More »Egg Donors & ASRM Reach a Settlement in Class Action Price Fixing Case

Surrogacy Amongst Friends – A Cautionary Tale

Many couples and individuals will often look to friends and family when discovering that they will need a surrogate to create their family. But, is this the most prudent option? Is that money savings worth your friendship? Is the savings worth your familial relationships? One woman says no. “Jillian” just had a birthday. Her surrogate mother, Laurie B. Miller of Bridgewater Mass.,… Read More »Surrogacy Amongst Friends – A Cautionary Tale