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Being Thankful for IVF Technology: Who says IVF isn't a gift from God?

Our theme this month is, "Be the Reason Someone is Thankful" and given that it's Thanksgiving time, it's also a moment to give thanks for the blessings God has given us. I often discuss God when it comes ...
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Gratitude for Egg Donors and Surrogates: Be the Rainbow in Someone's Cloud

This month, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, our theme is "Be the Reason Someone is Thankful". When you think of the enormous, life- changing impact donating your eggs or being a surrogate can have, the word ‘thankful' do...
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Every Child Born Could be the Next President or Oprah

We've kicked off November's theme, which is ‘Be the Reason Someone is Thankful'. When it comes to third party family building in particular, there are many people to be thankful for as it may include donor eggs, donor sperm, a ...
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Let's Talk Turkey About Perspective with Surrogates and Intended Parents

In my many years of experience, I've seen a few aspects of third party family building get neglected. With surrogacy in particular, it's of course very important to secure everyone's health, make sure everything is legally in order, and that ...
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Misconceptions of Third Party Professionals

This month, in the spirit of Halloween, we've been talking about fears, concerns and frights when it comes to third party family building. If you've been reading our blogs this month (and I hope you have as well as sharing ...
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Will You be Haunted by Egg Donation?

Egg donation can be a powerful and life changing gift. However, as we're discussing this month, there are some fears and concerns that go along with it too. That's what we're discussing this month: Dragging fears, misconceptions and worries out ...
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Is Surrogacy Scary?

This month, in the spirit of Halloween, we're looking at fears and misconceptions when it comes to third-party building. Contrary to widespread belief, pregnancy doesn't happen easily for all women. In some cases, it may never happen at all. Many ...
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The Fear of the Exploitation of Surrogates and Donors

This month, we're tackling fears and misconceptions about third party family building. This week's post is one that particularly gets me fired up because it's one of the biggest misconceptions in the industry. It's that third-party building is a "...
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Real Talk from Eloise: Removing the Fear and Misconception of Third Party Reproduction

I'm very excited to introduce this month's theme. October is known for several things: Pumpkin Spice Latte's, the color of fall leaves and of course, Halloween which brings both tricks and treats. Some people love to be scared; whether it's ...
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The ABC's of Surrogacy

Have you ever been described as compassionate, generous or caring? Are you constantly being thanked for your help? Do you want to make a wonderful contribution to someone else's life? Do you enjoy being pregnant? If you answered yes to ...
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Becoming a Gestational Surrogate or an Egg Donor: Benefits of Working with an Agency

As you know, school is back in session and we're using the month of September to educate those who are interested in helping build a family. This week, we're focusing on those exceptional human beings that are considering becoming an ...
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Surrogacy and Health Insurance 101 for Intended Parents

In keeping with our theme of Family Inceptions School being in session, this week, we're talking insurance and surrogacy for intended parents. There are many costs associated with fertility treatment, pregnancy and eventually, the delivery of one (or more) children ...
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