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Two for the Price of One

Two for the Price of One? Double Embryo vs Single Embryo Transfers For many intended parents, the choice to transfer two embryos, as opposed to one, seems obvious. Not only would it seem that doing this doubles your chances at ...
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Preparing to Become a Surrogate

Preparing to Become a Surrogate It’s a common phrase among adults, “…but first, do your research.” It’s true for most things in life, and becoming a surrogate is no different. Let’s cut right to the quick- b...
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Tips on Family Building through Surrogacy

Tips on Family Building through Surrogacy The first step in building your family of choice is deciding if surrogacy is right for you, and if so, if you’ll use a surrogacy agency or choose to embark upon this endeavor on...
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What Are Your Family Building Resolutions in 2018?

2018 is just around the corner and if you want to add to your family in the New Year, you have options. While no one imagines having children with the help of a doctor, hormone shots or a surrogate, - in ...
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Gifts for your Surrogate this Holiday Season

We at Family Inceptions are always in a giving mood, especially when it comes to those remarkable women who serve as Gestational Carriers. They give intended parents the ultimate gift of life. While you may never be able to give ...
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I Support Holiday Traditions but NOT Traditional Surrogacy: Here's Why

In December, there are many traditions that we as a country indulge in. Holiday shopping, decorating our homes and sending each other cards. When we think "tradition" or "traditional", for the most part, it's a positive ...
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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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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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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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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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