As a psychologist working in the field of surrogacy, one of the most common questions I have received is, “Why would anyone agree to be a Surrogate?” This question is also asked a million times over of each of our surrogates. There are some very common misconceptions about the women who choose to become Surrogates. Some think these women do it only… Read More »Conceptual Options’ Dr. Cher Rafiee Discusses Why Do Women Choose to Become Surrogates
Gay Surrogacy Interview with Two Dads from the UK Conceptual Options recently collaborated on a project with Two Dads to bring awareness to gay surrogacy and help intended fathers with their journey towards parenthood. Two Daddies are an enthusiastic pair of fathers from England who tirelessly advocate for equality in surrogacy, while also raising 3 children (2 from surrogacy). This is their… Read More »Gay Surrogacy Interview with Two Dads from the UK
Getting pregnant and having a child is not a possibility for everyone. For many, the road to parenthood is one full of obstacles and challenges, especially those suffering from infertility issues. The good news: help is on the way. Bringing a newborn child into this world and starting a family is perhaps one of the greatest joys in life. If you have… Read More »Should I Become a Surrogate and Why?
Becoming a Surrogate can be one of the most fulfilling journeys you will likely do in your life. It won’t always be easy, and there will certainly be challenges you’ll need to face during your surrogacy pregnancy. However, the gift you’ll be giving another family is one they will be endlessly grateful for. It’s important to remember that not all women are… Read More »Can I Become a Surrogate with Conceptual Options?
Compensating a woman for carrying your baby is seen by some as both exploitative and harmful to all the parties involved in the process. In fact, many countries ban it outright, even if the Surrogate consents. Other countries allow it, but ban payments to her of any kind. Only a few places provide Intended Parents with legal standing before the birth of… Read More »Surrogacy Compensation and Why It is Important to Women, Families & the Children
Here at Conceptual Options we absolutely love when women demystify the journey of being a surrogate by sharing their experiences – the highs and the lows and the smiles and the tears. Plus, we just discovered that one of our very own surrogates is doing just that! Brittney and her family are open about matching with her Intended Parents, her medication protocol,… Read More »Conceptual Options’ Surrogate Brittney Captures Surrogacy Journey on YouTube