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
The Utah Supreme Court has struck down a portion of their surrogacy law that banned same-sex couples from entering into gestational surrogacy agreements to have children. In the Court’s ruling last week, Chief Justice Matthew Durrant said “same-sex couples must be afforded all of the benefits the State has linked to marriage and freely grants to opposite sex-couples.” In fact, although Utah… Read More »Utah Supreme Court Reverses Ban on Same-Sex Couple Surrogacy
At Conceptual Options, we are always trying to make certain that our Surrogates feel appreciated each and every day. In fact, giving the gift of life to a person or couple who cannot conceive naturally is one of the most generous gifts one can give. You will be changing their lives for good and helping them build a family. You are literally… Read More »Appreciation for our Conceptual Options Surrogates: Four Benefits of Becoming a Surrogate
As of now, Surrogacy in the United States isn’t regulated by federal law. That means that each state can make its own set of rules and regulations in regards to a surrogate pregnancy and surrogacy journey. There are pros and cons to this. With each state having such different laws that vary so widely, it’s important to take into careful consideration all… Read More »Simply The Best: States and Stats for Your Best Surrogacy Journey in the U.S.
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?
Conceptual Options, LLC, has been Partnering for Parenthood and creating families since 1999, and now we are pleased to announce four new additional episodes of our groundbreaking new educational video series about Surrogacy, Egg Donation, Sperm Donation and assisted reproduction. Conceptual Options is a full-service surrogacy, egg donation, and sperm donation agency located in beautiful San Diego, California. Our next four videos… Read More »Additional New Videos for Educational Video Series about Surrogacy
Conceptual Options Announces New Educational Video Series about Surrogacy Conceptual Options, LLC, is a full-service surrogacy, egg donation, and sperm donation agency located in beautiful San Diego, California. We have Partnering for Parenthood and creating families since 1999, and now we are announcing our groundbreaking new educational video series about Surrogacy, Egg Donation, Sperm Donation and everything assisted reproduction. Our first video… Read More »What is a Surrogate? Introducing Conceptual Options’ New Educational Video Series on Surrogacy
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