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What Are Some Benefits of Becoming a Surrogate?

What Are Some Benefits of Becoming a Surrogate?

Planning to become a surrogate mother but wondering whether it will be a good idea for you? Well, despite the topic of surrogacy being quite controversial, there are still some benefits. And while a great number of people respect surrogates and the process, some...

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How Does a Surrogate Pick the Intended Parents

How Does a Surrogate Pick the Intended Parents

A Surrogate’s Choice Choosing Intended Parents for You and Your Lifestyle Before a Surrogate chooses Intended Parents (IPs), she has a lot of factors to consider. What types of intended parents does she wish to work with? What does she hope to gain by carrying and...

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Feeling your best throughout pregnancy

Feeling your best throughout pregnancy

As you look forward to that special day when your intended parents hold their baby, you're expecting a lot of body changes! Early in your pregnancy is often the hardest. Hormones cause breast tenderness, morning sickness, and fatigue. Yet often, these things get...

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What is a birthing ball?

What is a birthing ball?

A birth ball is just like a gym ball that you use to exercise, but slightly larger. It allows pregnant women to sit comfortably and even practice positions for labor. It also has more benefits, such as a good core workout. Sitting comfortably Moving around can become...

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Herbs and pregnancy

Herbs and pregnancy

Believe it or not, some herbs have natural healing and immune-boosting properties that can help throughout pregnancy. These can be found in teas, added to meals, or even put in smoothies. Below is a list of the most popular and helpful herbs to consider during...

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Surrogacy in Texas

Surrogacy in Texas

Looking for a surrogate or becoming a surrogate in Texas is often preferred among many intended parents. Texas has the most surrogate-friendly judicial system. Intended parents from anywhere can come to the Lone Star state to find their life-changing surrogate, as...

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Surrogacy Inquiry Form: Become a Surrogate Mother

Surrogacy Inquiry Form: Become a Surrogate Mother

Many women we speak to have an apparent interest in becoming a surrogate. We appreciate every call and email, whether it is “how do I start?” or “I have a few questions…” or “what is the compensation?” Questions are welcomed and encouraged, as you should be familiar...

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Things you can’t eat when pregnant

Things you can’t eat when pregnant

There are a few fun things to avoid when pregnant, including some foods. Although food is one of the perks when pregnant, you don't want to eat something that can make you ill or harm the baby. It's essential to know the facts about which foods to avoid when you're...

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Opening Up – as a surrogate

Opening Up – as a surrogate

One of the many reasons women choose to become a surrogate is to help create or build a family. With that - a lot of personal information is to be shared. Your current and past medical history are one of them, but that is expected. Some of our surrogates choose to...

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Using a Donor Sperm, Egg or Embryo

Using a Donor Sperm, Egg or Embryo

Surrogacy with donor sperm or eggs is used by many intended parents when unable to create their own embryos. It’s a great alternative when considering other ways to create, build or extend your family through surrogacy.   Using an Egg Donor Egg donation for...

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Pregnancy Meditation and Mindfulness

Pregnancy Meditation and Mindfulness

It is suggested that mindfulness and meditation when pregnant can protect the health and well-being of the surrogate and baby! And let’s face it, we don’t spend the whole pregnancy journey giggly and glowing. We still have our daily responsibilities, tasks, and life...

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Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)

We are often asked if dying your hair, using makeup, and exposure to everyday products can impact the success of an IVF transfer. The truth is, many of these products do contain Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs). EDCs are substances that can interfere with the...

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Surrogacy with a tubal ligation? 

Surrogacy with a tubal ligation? 

We often get asked if it is possible to become a surrogate after having permanent birth control procedures such as tubal ligation. The short answer is yes. It is even ideal. However, some requirements must be fulfilled before you can become a surrogate after a tubal...

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A New Year’s Resolution

A New Year’s Resolution

A resolution is defined as a promise to do something special or different in the upcoming year. Well? Do something special in 2022 and help create a family with Shared Conception. Make this year different. Make a resolution to help create a family. Becoming a...

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Merry Christmas from Shared Conception

Merry Christmas from Shared Conception

This time of year, Shared Conception likes to reflect and take a moment to express our gratitude towards our family of staff, surrogates, and intended parents. Nothing gives us more pleasure than to see the happiness we create.   Our surrogates inspire us with...

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