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June 2016

Surrogacy & Hepatitis B

What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is the world’s most common liver infection that affects nearly 70% of all Asian populations throughout the World – with 240 million people infected worldwide. While hepatitis B is not as common in the United States, The ONLY way to get the hepatitis B virus is to come into contact with infected blood or bodily fluid.… Read More »Surrogacy & Hepatitis B

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Top 5 Myths about Surrogacy

Surrogacy and other forms of assisted reproduction, such as egg donation and sperm donation, have long been surrounded by myths that are completely false. However, these myths, although untrue, continue to be passed around Internet forums and online “resources” causing confusion for Intended Parents, Surrogates, Egg Donors, and Sperm Donors. The following list is here to help you navigate any confusion that… Read More »Top 5 Myths about Surrogacy

Conceptual Options Joins the LGBT Community in Mourning Orlando

The horrendous Orlando club tragedy that killed 49 people and injured many others has affected our staff at Conceptual Options in many different ways. However, despite this tragedy, we see this senseless crime as an opportunity for so many different people to come together strong and united against those who attack others for their own motives. Conceptual Options, which was assisted LGBTQ… Read More »Conceptual Options Joins the LGBT Community in Mourning Orlando

A Mother Shares Her Story About Surrogacy

Photo| Ashley Marston Photography After years of heartbreak, Kate Austin-Rivas shared the story of her path to motherhood again through surrogacy. Austin-Rivas and her husband began their journey to parenthood with multiple miscarriages until they finally welcomed their first daughter in 2009. Following the birth of their daughter, Austin-Rivas was able to “easily” conceive another daughter, but unfortunately she was stillborn. After… Read More »A Mother Shares Her Story About Surrogacy