Starting an IVF journey can be overwhelming. There are so many factors to consider based on your location, age, and financial situation. Considering your ultimate end goals and how many children you want is also important to consider. Have no fear, a guide with some major dos, don’ts and musts is here. This guide will help you decipher what is essential, and… Read More »Your IVF Journey: The Dos, Don’ts, and Musts
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Gay men, lesbian women and the LGBT community across the world are as eager to have children as heterosexual couples, however, their journey can be different with special considerations. Gay surrogacy differs from state to state, some with progressive laws allowing equal rights for LGBT surrogacy, to other states that outright ban gay surrogacy, even when the couple is in a legal… Read More »LGBTQ Families – Creating Your Family through IVF, Surrogacy & Egg Donation
In the world of Egg Donation and IVF, you may hear the term “sell my eggs” once in awhile. But the truth is, that’s not what an Egg Donor is doing. She is, however, being compensated for the generous act she is performing. If you’re thinking, “I should sell my eggs.” There are many things to take into consideration. Intended Parents are… Read More »Donating Your Eggs: The Art of Being Compensated for Your Generosity
Any woman who wants to become an Egg Donor is a generous one. However, not all women who want to donate are necessarily qualified to do so. There are a few requirements that most Egg Donors need to pass before being approved to donate. When it comes to egg donor qualifications, every agency will be a little different. The agencies are looking… Read More »Egg Donor Qualifications: 3 Things To Consider When Applying with Conceptual Options
Many Egg Donors would like to remain anonymous for a variety of reasons. For example, many egg donors are young who still have plans to build a family of their own in the future. Some have reservations about meeting any future children of the Intended Parents that they helped because they fear they’ll feel overwhelmed by recognizing their DNA in a child… Read More »The Egg Donation Process with Conceptual Options: A Guide to Being Open or Anonymous
Egg donation is the selfless act of a woman donating her eggs for the benefit of another family who can not naturally conceive. However, many women aren’t sure of what it entails and what the benefits are. Becoming a donor will change you in ways you might not expect. There are multiple benefits for both you and the family you are donating… Read More »Egg Donation: Why Should You Become an Egg Donor with Conceptual Options?
As you start your journey to find an egg donor to fulfill your dreams of having a child, there won’t be a shortage of options. However, there might be a shortage of “the perfect fit” options. While all donors are wonderful, generous women who are willing to help others build a family, it’s important to consider the qualities you want in a… Read More »What To Consider When Choosing Your Egg Donor
Positive surrogacy articles are always wonderful for us to find – and we certainly found one at the Huffington Post, “Becoming A Surrogate Was Better Than I Ever Imagined”. The post is an amazing story of one woman’s quest to become a surrogate and to live “a life less ordinary.” We learn about Sara Taylor Jones, and why she decided to become… Read More »Sara Taylor Jones – Becoming a Surrogate was the Best Thing
At Conceptual Options we have been creating families for almost 20 years, yet each day brings us something new and exciting. One example is our amazing Surrogate, Amber, who wanted others to see what Surrogacy has done for her family and the family of her Intended Parents. In her own words, Amber stated the following about her Surrogacy Journey, IF you ever… Read More »We Create families Via Surrogacy
A new film, Vegas Baby, by Director, Amanda Micheli, is a must see for anyone struggling with infertility, as well as those men and women who help them as surrogates, egg donors, sperm donors, IVF doctors, friends, and family. Produced by Morgan Spurlock, the film examines the world of in vitro fertilization and the marketing tools used IVF pioneer, Geoffrey Sher, and… Read More »Vegas, Baby – A New Film On Infertility & IVF You MUST See!!!